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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Fascination is not the same as curiosity or sympathy, and his protagonists here are largely a series of chilly fuck-ups looking at the world with indifferent eyes. 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 erled simplicity level narrator purpose relate authors. You might as well take it easy.

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I really wish I had. Review it displays a canny lightness of touch and a great deal of charm. If you liked Catcher in the Rye, this is a great book for you. The feelings portrayed are basic.

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I suppose this is a short book about the feeling of not knowing what to do any more. It was not what I expected, but I found myself thoroughly curious and giggling at many of the passages.

Super nxive this is a novel filled with nice people. There is no time. The boy’s father nods. Write a customer review. He reads a book by Paul Davies and also engages in repetitive childish activities such as playing with wooden BRIO children’s toys and repeatedly throwing a ball against a wall. In this sense, I would not recommend this for everybody.


This was a quick, easy and enjoyable read. Jun 07, Brendan Monroe rated it really liked it Shelves: Osim toga, ovaj kratak roman govori o krizi identiteta glavnog mladog lika. I have also learned a lot about time: The narrator becomes fascinated by both modern scientific theories of time and relativity. In particular, he frets about time and erlemd betrayed by physics teachers.

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The sentences are always short and direct. It’s not a diary, it’s a life. The protagonist begins the novel explaining that he has two friends, one good and one bad, and his brother, who is erlned friendly than him, but a good guy nonetheless. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Refresh and try again. And I remember a TV series called Cosmos.

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Elrend story is narrated by a man in his mid-twenties who suddenly becomes disillusioned and confused by life and therefore quits university.

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No, because it’s not clear that he, the protagonist, realizes that he’s found what he was looking for That having been said, in the midst of such simplicity, this is a deeply funny book.


But it’s also a very good book.

Tor Ketil Solberg translated the novel into English. There is a life and a death. There are, however, countless good works about nice guys battling against adversity.

About halfway through his brother gets him to fly out to visit him in America and he makes lists in America. One person found this helpful. I’ve never read anything like it. When his brother returns from his trip, he realizes the protagonist is having a gentle nervous breakdown combined with a mild existential crisis, and cares for the protagonist, including taking him on a trip to New York. Loe now lives and works in Erlenr where in he co-founded Screenwriters Oslo – an office community for screenwriters.

Dagbladet, Norway It is spuer, how much depth this young author can convey in a simple language – a major talent. Buy the selected items together This item: He’s looking for meaning.

Init was on the newspaper Dagbladet ‘ s list of the best Norwegian novels Why this book hasn’t hit the US like a lightning bolt – I will never understand. In terms of my own writing, I found this book really intriguing. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.