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The Wanderer (Condor Books) Paperback – April 1, 2001

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  • Series: Condor Books
  • Paperback: 281 pages
  • Publisher: Souvenir Press (April 1, 2001)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0285647873
  • ISBN-13: 978-0285647879
  • Product Dimensions: 7.7 x 0.8 x 5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 9.9 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,844,416 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Format: Hardcover
When do you play 'on muted strings'? When you are 50 and seeking to make sense of the path you trod. This is the duo of tales Hamsun produced in his middle years, that draws the curtain on his early triumphs and (as it transpires) sets the scene for his later masterpieces the Wayfarers and Growth of the Soil. The division between the narrator and the author is threadbare here, artistically necessary; and through this you get an insight into the characters that burned so brightly in the earlier works but who were much more detached from the writer. Hamsun sets this scene in the opening pages, the sense of being back to somewhere he knew before. And then the muted strings can play. A masterpiece again.
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Format: Paperback
This is my least favorite out of the four by Hamsun I have read. As in most of what he wrote I think a lot of his personal screwiness comes through in the main character of the book. In this case its a man who spends his life roaming from town to town in Norway doing random labor for hire. He gets stalkerish obsessions with women who it is in innappropriate for him to have interest in, namely the wives of his employers. Mainly this book focuses on the main characters obsessions, manipulations and petty intrigues involving these women. The Wanderer isn't a bad book but its definitly not where you want to start if you want to read some of Hamsuns work.
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