Victoria (Epub)


A novel of desire and unfulfilled love, by the Nobel Prize-winning author Knut Hamsun.

SKU: 9780285641006


A miller's son, Johannes, falls in love with the daughter of a wealthy landowner, Victoria. The novel follows them through adolescence, as Johannes struggles with the social hierarchy and becomes a successful author, and Victoria is forced into marrying Otto, a lieutenant, to save the troubled family economy.
A lyrical excursion into unconsummated love, love that is described memorably as 'Blood and Blossoms'.