Hunger is a book by the Norwegian author Knut Hamsun published in 1890. Parts of it had been published anonymously in the Danish magazine Ny Jord in 1888. The novel has been hailed as the literary opening of the 20th century and an outstanding example of modern, psychology-driven literature. Hunger portrays the irrationality of the human mind in an intriguing and sometimes humorous manner. This edition has been formatted for your reader, with an active table of contents. This work has also been annotated, with additional information about the book and its author, including an overview, description, plot, translations, screen editions, biographical and bibliographical information.