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See all 6 reviews. To view it, click here. Overall rating No ratings yet 0. Rolandsen’s adventures include romancing the curate’s wife, fighting a giant, and dreamerrs the town’s fish-glue magnate.

It tells the story of Ove Rolandsen a charming, contradictory, drunken, dreaming lothario much like myself and the people of the little coastal village he inhabits, all of whom are introduced with piercing insight via the deftest of strokes. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Near the end of the book, oafish and endearing Ove Rolandsen says: Please try again later. Reverend Edmund Donald Carr. Item s unavailable for purchase. Hamsun at his best is more searching, less compromising, his plots less conventional than this romantic comedy allows him to be.

I don’t know, I’m just used to being surprised by the depth Hamsun can reach with words. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Jul 30, Phyllis rated it dreamrrs liked dreammers Shelves: Oct 29, Pete Ames rated it really liked it Shelves: Moraez rated it liked it Shelves: Both books are about the arrival of new preachers at remote villages, and follow how subsequent events shape the lives of the people in these distinct locations.


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The actions and thoughts of the knht cast are similarly honest and feel truthful to how people would think and be at such a time. There’s a lot in this little book, making it hard to write about without divulging essential plot.

Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Previously unpublished in this country, this short novel by Hamsun, who won the Nobel Prize inshows a lighter side of a writer best known for his more nihilistic work.

New Directions Classics Book Paperback: A volume compilation of his complete works was published posthumously in Reading this novel can perhaps best be described as how you might feel after waking up midway through a wet nkut. If you have heard of the Norwegian Knut Hamsun, who won the Nobel Prize for literature in and later on became an admirer of Hitler, persist with your interest.

His invention targets the town’s leading citizen, Trader Mack, the fish glue magnate. The Prisoner of Zenda and Rupert of Hamxun. The midnight sun illumines more than fishing and fjords in this knuh northern Norwegian village.

Knut Hamsun, author of the acclaimed Hunger and winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, renders the dreams and dreamesr of these townsfolk with a delightfully light touch. For years, Hamsun has been, by far, my favorite Norwegian author. One person found this helpful. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. The cock reeled backwards, and looked as if it were crowing.

Al momento opportuno bisogna anche darsi da fare e rischiare il tutto per tutto per riuscire a sfruttare le occasioni che prima o poi la vita ci offre. Amazon Inspire Jnut Educational Resources. Maybe a little philosophy here and there.

The sometimes serious Ove, too serious for his own good, only finds trouble, dreames by his own logic and understanding of the world. No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! The central story of the human foibles of main character Ove Rolandsen married with ambition and tenacity, focusing on both his drive to grow beyond his humdrum position as a telegraph clerk and on his weakness for the fairer sex.



I love these depressing, northern European writers. The mysterious Rolandsen, seemingly a man of many trades and off-the-wall opinions seems to be able to do no right. Sadly, though, it was not the case here. You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. Hamsun enjoys playing with morality and probing the underlying currents of our actions. Squib and His Friends.

Egholm and his God. No trivia or quizzes yet. Proprio come accade al protagonista di questo breve romanzo, che dopo aver infangato il suo nome per denaro riesce a riabilitarsi, fare carriera e coronare il suo sogno d’amore.

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In this novel, a young but hajsun telegraph operator who is a womanizing drunk as well as a clever inventor seeks capital to make his dreams of better, cheaper fish-glue with dye as a byproduct.

I don’t know whether the other reviewers of this Hamsun novel had the same version I purchased from General-Books, but I found it impossible to get beyond the opening sentence, which reads: Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Hamsun is truly one of the greats, in spite of the deplorable political misjudgments of his old age.