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Nowt happens in Naive. Things I like about this book: Books by Erlend Loe.

Naïve. Super

Jan 11, Addie rated it it was amazing Erlrnd it for: About halfway through his brother gets him to fly out to visit him in America and he makes lists in America. The narrator is not a unique character. I just love Loe’s style, his weird, but extremely relatable characters, his sense for little things and his lists. The unnamed narrator is almost anti-protagonist. Nov 19, Nikola Jankovic rated it really liked it Shelves: Ultimately, what is the point?

Sep 28, Nelly Aghabekyan rated it really liked it.

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The interesting thing about Naive Super is that erlenv adversity is the character’s own doing. As you can see, I don’t want to ruin anything by telling too much. I am afraid the list will be a short one. All I can say niavus that you can’t enter this novel expecting too much to happen–this isn’t a novel with huge story arcs and climaxes.

There are, however, countless good works about nice guys battling against adversity. But it’s also a very good book. He seems like the sort of person that needs to be e-mailed.


Ask simple questions which always have answers, and do not spend forces on finding answers to questions that don’t even make sense really.

An easy, fun and excellent read. He often uses irony, exaggeration and humor. The adversity is his depression.

Naïve. Super by Erlend Loe

It means something when, confronted with earnestness and a complete lack of irony, it is tempting to dismiss it as lacking intellect. Super was a 1 best-seller in Erlend Loe’s native Nakvus. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I’m still not entirely sure. The narration is also deceptively simple. Erlenr you want me to repeat that? Super was a 1 best-seller in Erlend L The narrator of this funny and poignant novel is searching for meaning, going back to his childhood, onto the web and off to New York to find it.

Jul 29, Sam Quixote rated it did not like it. And because he is not self-referentially hip in his depression and his attempts to make meaning of his world, it is tempting to write him off as simple, possibly stupid.

It was so nice and uncomplicated.

I believe in cleansing the soul through fun and games. But the question remains throughout the entire book if it will be okay for him in the end. You euper find no detailed descriptions in this book. What makes this book so good is the dry humour of the narrator. Feb 15, Elham 8 rated it it was amazing.

His over-adjustment to this uncomfortable predicament is to simply throw a ball against a wall all night or repeatedly hammer wooden pegs into a board.

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Super – Incorrect First Published Date. Please correct 7 31 Feb 24, The protagonist is the most earnest character an American like me can possibly hope to read. The narrator becomes fascinated by both modern scientific theories frlend time and relativity. Nice, quirky and not entirely familiar people, but nice people nonetheless.

When he hammers he doesn’t feel so overwhelmed. I was quite bored and just wanted it to end.

It’s almost like a minimal novel which appeals to me. In he debuted with the book Tatt av kvinnen, and a year later published a children’s book, Fisken, about a forklift operator named Kurt. Super by Erlend Loe. An utterly enchanting meditation on experience, Naive. I’ve read this book many a time before, and it has yet to fail me.

He writes lists, obsesses over the nature of time, and finds joy in bouncing balls–all in an effort to find out how best to live life. View all 5 comments. But there is no time. That having been said, in the midst of such simplicity, this is a deeply funny book. Open Preview See a Problem?

In he debuted with the book Tatt av kvinnen, and a year later published a children’s book, Fisken, about a forklift erled name Erlend Loe is a Norwegian novelist.