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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After you read it, you’ll supdr there’s nothing wrong with that. Retrieved from ” https: Boyd’s latest collection of stories selects an exact title.

There’s no need to try hard and make things more and more complicated when there’s an easier way to solve the problems: It means something when, confronted with earnestness and a complete lack of irony, it is tempting to dismiss it as lacking intellect. See all 42 reviews. While the narrator’s name remains unknown throughout the novel, the nqive uses his euper name at the end of the book, raising questions about the true narrative standpoint throughout the text.

Malaysia at the time of the Japanese occupation of the s, and Johnny Lim is either abetting or attempting to subvert the imminent incursion. If you liked Catcher in the Rye, this is a great book for erlenv. The sentences are short. Does he, in the course of his search, find what he sets out to look for As you can see, I don’t want to ruin anything by telling too much. In the end, the narrator visits his brother in New York City and returns to Norway with a nave sense of meaning in life.


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It was first published in in Norwegianwhere it was very popular. This article about a syper novel of the s is a stub. The protagonist is the most earnest character an American like me can possibly hope to read. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. When he hammers he doesn’t feel so overwhelmed. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

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There are people and animals. There is a life and a death.

The language english, I still have not figured out norwegian in the book is easily naice, and the story is just so great it will really make your life better for having read it seriously. Things I like about this book: I don’t know why but I love these types of internal monologues.

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Critics have compared this novel to Catcher in the Rye, but Holden Caulfield is a teenager – Loe’s narrator is an adult, and simple behind his years. Maive by Erlend Loe. Sleazenation Loe certainly has some of Salinger’s lightness of touch, and often comic voice of his unnamed narrator recalls Salinger’s Holden Caulfield.

Simplicity’s best and simply the easiest – and this book is an exact example for this. I couldn’t find his address so I tried his e-mail.

And it made me happy. Buy the selected items together This item: You can read my entire review here. This is a brave book. The observations he makes are often profound and clever without him realising it. And this might seem too juven http: