Afterthoughts: Mysteries by Knut Hamsun

In a Nutshell: Dense and somewhat odd, Mysteries is a novel best suited to the more patient and thoughtful reader. Perseverance with this one can bring reward however, as Mysteries emerges as one of those few novels which has the ability to change a … [Read more...]

Forethoughts: Mysteries by Knut Hamsun

Note: My afterthoughts for this novel have now been posted. And so dear reader I finally bring myself to the reading project I set up for myself in September of last year (2009). The project, christened Totally Knut, will see me chronologically … [Read more...]

Daily Bookshot: Hamsun’s Ring

Hamsun's Ring, originally uploaded by Robert Burdock. Those who follow RobAroundBooks may remember Totally Knut, my biggest reading project that never was last year. Despite careful and meticulous planning of the entire project - which was being … [Read more...]

Cover Love: Knut Hamsun series from Souvenir Press

It's been a wee while since I've done a Cover Love post (my last one was the four-volume Ox-Tales collection from Profile Books), so what better way to bring it back than with a post celebrating eight of the titles I'm reading in my Totally Knut … [Read more...]

Introducing my ‘Totally Knut’ reading project

On this 150th anniversary year of the birth of Knut Hamsun, it gives me great pleasure to present to you my latest and greatest (to date) reading project, called Totally Knut. It was a little over a year ago that I began reading one of the most … [Read more...]