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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A philosopher at heart, the young man is looking for and searching for the meaning of it all Nowt happens in Naive. The Art of Fielding: Troubled by an inability to find any meaning in his life, the year-old narrator of this deceptively simple novel quits university and eventually arrives at his brother’s New York apartment.

After you read it, you’ll realize there’s nothing wrong with that. Super is a lovely trip, not a heavy read, nor does it try to be profound in any way The character’s irrelevance makes the whole story relevant.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Amazon Renewed Refurbished supef with a warranty. But it’s also a very good book. His city of New Crobuzon is a clamorous, stinking dystopia under a greasy sky, an assemblage of the smellier bits of Mayhew’s London. 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.


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Set up a giveaway. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Does he, in the course of his search, find what he sets out to look for Add all three to Cart Superr all three to List. On one of the shows he sat in front of a tank full of all the substances human beings are made of.

It means something when, confronted with earnestness and a complete lack of irony, it is tempting to dismiss it as lacking intellect. I’ve never read anything like it.

Maybe I’ll write a relend review later, but thought I could post the list I’d written last night, just in case Loe wants to see it: The protagonist begins the novel explaining that he has two friends, one good and one bad, and his brother, who is less erlehd than him, but a good guy nonetheless.


No trivia or quizzes yet. Write a customer review. Ask simple questions which always have answers, and do not spend forces on finding answers to questions that don’t even make sense really. Perhaps the brother senses that brutally beating the protagonist at croquet was what initially made the protagonist feel like there was no purpose to life.

Best Ever: Erlend Loe’s ‘Naive. Super’ – Connor Tomas O’Brien

I was quite bored and just wanted it to end. A charming debut novel. But it’s simplicity is pure magic, pure pleasure. Sep 28, Nelly Aghabekyan rated it really liked it.

Super was a 1 best-seller in Erlend Loe’s native Norway. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Naive Super is probably the most influential book I’ve read in terms of my own writing. He becomes obsessed by time and whether it actually matters. I really wish I had.

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