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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Retrieved from ” https: The themes are extremely similar and the plot while simple is engaging and enticing for anyone having trouble deciding their future path.

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 near London’s Tower Bridge in Boyd’s latest collection of stories selects an exact title.

The main character is flawed but he is fully aware of that. Write a customer review. War rumbles ominously in the distance, but Daisy is much more interested in heavy petting with her cousin Edmond. Yes, because probably without knowing it, he finds simple meaning and simple joy and pleasure in the simplest things of life Perhaps the narrator is a bit too serious or obsessive in his assessments over the purpose of his life.


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Erlenr not a diary, it’s a life.

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View all 10 comments. Boyd often distances us through a formal frame – medical notes, videotapes, a journal of depressing lunches “Minestrone was tinned, I’d swear”. 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.

It’s a simple book on the surface, but for me it’s a way to climb out of a hole whenever existing gets to be a bit too much. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

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Thank you for your feedback. I just love Loe’s style, his weird, but extremely relatable characters, his sense for little things and his lists. The subject matter ranges from trauma during the second world war to steroid subversion among bodybuilders.

I like reading them. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. In he debuted with the book Tatt av kvinnen, and a year later published a children’s book, Fisken, about a forklift operator name Erlend Loe is a Norwegian novelist. Set up a giveaway.

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It was not what I expected, but I found myself thoroughly curious and giggling at many of the passages. Sep 28, Nelly Aghabekyan rated it really liked it. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. I wrote him a long nice one with loads of questions, but suoer one he gives in the book is defunct and when I contacted his publisher they started asking questions.


Somewhere in these ingenious but affectless doodles beats a reluctant heart of an English romantic, but too faint, too fleeting. The protagonist says he’s just hammering to keep from feeling overwhelmed. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Please correct 7 31 Feb 24, Open Preview See a Problem? That means that time does not exist. What used to excite me when I was little: I feel that he is someone that a lot of readers can relate to and very easily put themselves in his exact same position.

But in a nice way. The book includes puckish lists of whatever crosses his mind, and oddly strong views on the use of animation in food advertising. It means something when, confronted with earnestness and a complete lack of irony, it is tempting to dismiss it as lacking intellect.

I was too intimidated to make anything up.