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The Accustomed Manner and Some Recent Novels

Murder and suicide and a woman hovering on the brink of dishonour would be a fairly adequate definition of the book we have just been discussing; and suicide and dishonour are also leading ingredients of the volume next in order, Shallow Soil, translated from the Norwegian of Knut Hamsun. Yet to put the chief emphasis on this aspect of the volume would be to do it serious injustice ...
Emneord Hamsun, Knut