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. 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. An utterly enchanting meditation on experience Naive. Super was a No. 1 best-seller in Loe's native Norway.
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Erlend Loe, born in Trondheim, Norway, in 1969, has appeared on the stage and worked in film and video production. He has been a critic for the Worker's Newspaper, worked in a psychiatric hospital and been a substitute teacher.
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Book Description Canongate U.S., 2003. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: When this novel appeared in 1999. it became a publishing sensation in the author's native Norway, sitting at the top of the best-seller list for over a year. The twenty-five-year-old unnamed narrator of Naive. Super quits college in search of a raison d'etre. He begins to write lists. He becomes obsessed by time and whether it actually matters. he befrineds a small boy who lives next door. He yearns to get to the bottom of lifef and how best to live it. Set partly in New York, this deceptively simple, highly enigmatic, deeply odd, and hysterically funny debut sets out to answer life's big questions. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_1841952516
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Book Description Canongate U.S., 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-100-61-3611813