Book :: Hunger

By: Knut Hamsun
Pages: 144
Published: 1890
Genre(s): Scandinavia
Literary Fiction
Award(s): Nobel Prize in Literature (1920)
Rating: (3)


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I was hungry--very hungry. The ten shillings had, worse luck, lasted all too short. It was now two, ay, nearly three days since I had eaten anything, and I felt somewhat faint; holding the pencil even had taxed me a little. I had half a penknife and a bunch of keys in my pocket, but not a farthing.

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gaunt, intense....the book's title is how the book read!

Feb 20th, 2018

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Jun 19th, 2015

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A very strange little book. Sometimes it dragged on a bit, sometimes I realy disliked the main character and other times I felt so sorry for him... I didn't love it, I didn't hate it. Very strange!

Nov 5th, 2014

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