Growth of the Soil

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The Growth of the Soil (Norwegian Markens Grøde) is a novel by Norwegian writer Knut Hamsun which won him the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1920.[1]


William Worster, in an afterword to his 1920 translation of Growth of the Soil, describes the novel as follows:

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  1. ^ "Knut Hamsun – Facts". Nobel Media AB 2014. Web. 8 Mar 2015. <>
  2. ^ Worster, W.J. "Knut Hamsun".