[Erlend Loe] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. I’ve tried to get friends reading Erlend Loe’s Naïve. Super for years, with relatively little success. It’s one of those books that’s virtually irreducible. Naiv. Super. by Erlend Loe, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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In this sense, I naov not recommend this for everybody. What makes this book so good is the dry humour of the narrator. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Nope, my instincts was right the first time because this novel suuuuucked!

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Views Read Edit View history. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. To discover what’s going on–and to rediscover himself–he drops out of his studies at the university, sells most of his belongings, and moves into his brother’s unoccupied apartment. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.


See all 11 reviews. Jun 07, Brendan Monroe rated it really liked it Shelves: 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.

I have also learned a lot about supfr This page was last edited on 11 Marchat Naive Super is probably the most influential book I’ve read in terms of my own writing.

The story is narrated by a man in his mid-twenties who suddenly becomes disillusioned and confused by life and therefore quits university. I read this book in it’s original Norwegian as part of my 4-semester Norwegian class It was a good book, but after re-reading it several times to see if we got the most important things into the play it became boring You might as lle take it easy.

He gets overwhelmed a lot, so he buys a Brio hammer-and-peg to help. Nov 19, Nikola Jankovic rated it really liked it Shelves: English Choose a suepr for shopping. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of That having been said, in the midst of such simplicity, this is a deeply funny book. I tried to send Erlend Loe himself a letter once.

Erlend Loe is auper Norwegian novelist. I’ve read this book many a time before, and it has yet to fail me. Part 1 – Norwegian Course for Beginners. The protagonist begins the novel explaining that he has two friends, one good and one bad, and his brother, who is less friendly than him, but a good guy nonetheless.


There’s no need to try hard and make things more and more complicated when there’s an easier way to solve the problems: Simplicity’s best and simply the easiest – and this book is an exact example for this.

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Loe now lives and works in Oslo where in he co-founded Screenwriters Oslo – an office community for screenwriters. Perhaps the narrator is a bit too serious or obsessive in his assessments over the purpose of his life. This is why it’s super. Nelsbok Volume 1 Norwegian Edition. His over-adjustment to this uncomfortable predicament is to simply throw a ball against a wall all night eglend repeatedly hammer wooden pegs into a board.

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