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Addicted to Unpredictability

James Wood: Knut Hamsun, 26 November 1998

Knut Hamsun. Selected Letters. Vol. II: 1898-1952 
edited by Harald Næss and James McFarlane.
Norvik, 351 pp., £14.95, April 1998, 1 870041 13 5
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Hunger 
by Knut Hamsun, translated by Sverre Lyngstad.
Rebel Inc, 193 pp., £6.99, October 1996, 0 86241 625 6
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... before it has set its mark upon him …’ From its first incomplete sentence (quoted here from Sverre Lyngstad’s superbly fresh new English translation), with that ropy, mortal ellipsis, the most peculiar atmosphere jerks into being. A young writer, whose name we fumblingly learn about halfway through the book to be Andreas Tangen, is struggling to ...

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