Hamsun Knut

Ham·sun

 (häm′sən, -so͝on′), Knut Pen name of Knut Pedersen. 1859-1952.
Norwegian writer whose novels include Hunger (1890) and The Growth of the Soil (1917). He won the 1920 Nobel Prize for literature.
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