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Troll-Elgen is a novel from 1921 by Norwegian writer Mikkjel Fønhus. [1] The story is about the large elk "Rauten" and the hunter "Gaupe", and ends up with both the hunter and the hunted losing their lives. [2] The novel was adapted into a film in 1927. [3] [4]

His story collection Der Vildmarken suser and the follow-up novels Det skriker fra Kverrvilljuvet and Troll-Elgen, gave Fønhus a wide reputation for his ability to picture animal life. [4]

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