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Naïve super

Author: Erlend Loe
Publisher: Edinburgh : Canongate Books, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Loe, Erlend.
Naïve super.
Edinburgh : Canongate Books, 2005
(OCoLC)988943644
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erlend Loe
ISBN: 1841956724 9781841956725
OCLC Number: 60418971
Notes: Originally published: 2001.
Description: 196 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Erlend Loe ; translated from the Norwegian by Tor Ketil Solberg.

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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 Read more...

 
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