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Naïve super

Author: Erlend Loe
Publisher: Edinburgh : Canongate Books, 2005.
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Troubled by an inability to find any meaning in his life, the 25-year-old narrator of Naive. Super quits university in an attempt to discover a raison d'etre. He recounts a series of anecdotes, which culminate in a trip to stay with his brother in New York. He writes lists. He becomes obsessed by time and whether it actually matters. He befriends a small boy who lives next door. He yearns to get to the bottom of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erlend Loe
ISBN: 1841956724 9781841956725
OCLC Number: 60418971
Notes: Originally published: 2001.
Description: 196 p. ; 18 cm.
Responsibility: Erlend Loe ; translated from the Norwegian by Tor Ketil Solberg.

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Troubled by an inability to find any meaning in his life, the 25- year-old narrator of this deceptively simple novel quits university and eventually arrives at his brother's New York apartment. In a  Read more...

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* Loe certainly has some of Salinger's lightness of touch, and often comic voice of his unnamed narrator recalls Salinger's Holden Caulfield. A charming debut novel. The Times * it displays a canny Read more...

 
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