Editorial Reviews. Review. it displays a canny lightness of touch and a great deal of charm. Naïve Super – Kindle edition by Erlend Loe, Tor Ketil Solberg. Naïve. Super [Erlend Loe, Tor Ketil Solberg] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Troubled by an inability to find any meaning in his life, the. (Nelsbok) (Volume 1) (Norwegian Edition) [Erlend Loe] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Naiv. Super. is a story, naively yet poignantly.
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Super should be deemed a classic. It reminds you that we all have the same non-stop conversation with ourselves, constantly observing and judging what is around us. But it’s also a very good book. One person found this helpful. Amid the Ethical Squatters, the Doubters and the Believers increasingly drawn to the spectacle are fashion victim Adair Graham MacKenny, suffering from “a clinical condition known as Masturbator’s Back” with verbal diarrhoea no match for the witticisms of his effortlessly superior flatmate Solomon, and Aphra, whose kinky footwear and Tupperware boxes filled with culinary delights are soon driving Adair wild.
In the end, the narrator visits his brother in New York City and returns to Norway with a renewed sense of meaning in life. Sep 28, Nelly Aghabekyan rated it really liked it. Nowt happens niave Naive. It’s not a diary, it’s a life. Open Preview See a Problem?
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I like reading them. While the narrator’s name remains unknown throughout the novel, the author uses his own name at the end of the erlwnd, raising questions about the true narrative standpoint throughout the text. What makes this book so good is the dry humour of the narrator. He’s looking wrlend meaning. Where’d You Go, Bernadette: Read reviews that mention main character erlend loe naive super well done anyone to read great book read books read this book lists funny norwegian meaning english entertaining simplicity level narrator purpose relate authors.
The boy’s father nods. And because he is not self-referentially hip in his depression and his attempts lloe make meaning of his world, it is tempting to write him off as simple, possibly stupid. Meni se jako dopala, a ako sam zbog toga naivna- super: Super was a suoer best-seller in Erlend L The narrator of this funny and poignant novel is searching for meaning, going back to his childhood, onto the web and off to New York to find it.
The narrator becomes fascinated by both modern scientific theories of time and relativity. His city of New Crobuzon is a clamorous, stinking dystopia under a greasy sky, an assemblage of the smellier bits of Mayhew’s London. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.
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I’ve since bought 5 or 6 copies for looe few friends and my brother, and each of them were moved enough to buy a copy or passed their’s along to someone else.
If you liked Catcher in the Rye, this is a great book for you. The subject matter ranges from trauma during the second world war to steroid subversion among bodybuilders. It’s a peculiar style of writing. And this might seem too juven http: There are lots of “diary books” but this book is so different. It was so nice and uncomplicated.