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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Ultimately, what is the point? And this might seem too juven http: I cannot imagine they are anything less than extraordinary. And, at least for me, it’s meaning is found precisely in its simplicity. In the end, the narrator visits his brother in New York City and returns to Norway with a renewed sense of meaning in life. Naie easy, fun and excellent read. Do you feel better now?

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In terms of my own writing, I found this book really intriguing. What used to excite me when I was little: Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Perhaps the narrator is a bit too serious or obsessive in his nive over the purpose of his life. Boyd’s latest collection of stories selects an exact title. Learn superr about Amazon Prime. Naive Super is probably the most influential book I’ve read in terms of my own writing.


But it’s also a very good book. I am afraid the list will be a short one.

Canongate Books July 7, Language: Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. I just love Loe’s style, his weird, but extremely relatable characters, his sense for little things and his lists.

The only drawback is finding a copy somewhere, or even worse trying to find one of his other books. Don’t have a Kindle?

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Init was on the newspaper Dagbladet ‘ s list of the best Norwegian novels Ni malo naivna super knjiga: I really wish I had. The simplicity of it all was very well done and enjoyable to read. The main character is flawed but he is xuper aware of that. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. I was blown away, and could not put it down until I finished in the wee hours of the morning. Further suggestions might be found on the article’s talk page.

I suppose this is a short book about the feeling of not knowing what to do any more. 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.


The unnamed narrator is almost anti-protagonist. Return to Book Page. There are, however, countless good works about nice guys battling against adversity. But in a nice way. Hunger Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics. Customers who bought this item also bought. In a bid to discover what life is all about, he writes lists. Paperbackpages.

Customers who viewed nqive item also viewed. Super First Norwegian edition. All I can say is that you can’t enter this novel expecting too much to happen–this isn’t a novel with huge story arcs and climaxes. Apr 06, Anita Dalton rated it it was amazing Shelves: But finding a girlfriend helps, as does a trip overseas to NYC to visit his brother.

The observations he makes are often profound and clever without him realising it. Is this feature helpful?

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. 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.