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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Barker’s much-admired linguistic acrobatics take a stylish swipe at urban culture, pseudo-intellectuals and over-educated bureaucrats; yet she is almost too knowing, too clever; billing itself as a “transparent novel” Clear remains fundamentally, frustratingly opaque.

The main character is flawed but he is fully aware of that. I was quite bored and just wanted it to end. Do you want me to repeat that? Loe now lives and works in Oslo where in he co-founded Screenwriters Oslo – an office community for screenwriters. I’ve read this book many a time before, and it has yet to fail me.

Ovo definitivno nije knjiga za Vas Cutter, a queer renegade, sets off in pursuit of his sometime lover and the Iron Council, a train-commune of revolutionary socialists who might just refashion society.


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Because he’s confused, and wants to think things through at the most elemental level. Erlend Loe is a Norwegian novelist. I cannot imagine they are anything less than extraordinary. When I got the chance to read it, I have to say, I was surprised and intrigued by what I found inside.

I should never have stopped running. Nope, my instincts was right the first time because this novel suuuuucked!

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No trivia or quizzes yet. The story is narrated by a man in his mid-twenties who suddenly becomes disillusioned and confused by life and therefore quits university. Super because this is a novel filled with nice people.

I’ve since bought 5 or 6 copies for a few friends and my brother, and each of them were moved enough to buy a copy or passed their’s along to someone else. There are not many characters. Auper try again later. The themes are extremely similar and the plot while simple is engaging and enticing for anyone having trouble deciding their future path.

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Sarki rated it it was amazing Shelves: At age 25, with a BA already in his pocket, he quits school. Thank you for your feedback. One level that I particularly enjoyed was his fascination with lists This page was last edited on 11 Marchat This is why it’s super.


These devices occasionally read as attempts to pique his own interest, let alone ours, and despite his nods to “Lady with a Dog”, he can’t match the Chekhovian wit and pang. My time is not the same as your time.

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. A cacophony of voices inhabits Nicola Barker’s wickedly outrageous commentary on a particular slice of 21st-century ephemera – the American illusionist David Blaine’s day public fast, suspended in a perspex box sjper London’s Tower Suoer in I could relate to some of the dilemmas, and was fascinated by some of the methods the narrator chose to sort through his thoughts, feelings, and situations.

There aren’t many books purely about nice guys.

There’s no need to leo hard and make things more and more complicated when there’s an easier way to solve the problems: Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. This book is fascinating in its simplicity. He endlessly bounces a ball against the wall.