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Naive Super
The book is about 2 months in the life of the 25 year old narrator who loses interest in his life. He quits his MA course, sells his books and TV, moves out of his bedsit and into his brother's flat whilst his brother is away on business. He is reading a book on time and the universe, the quantum theories of which deeply disturb him. He becomes obsessed by time and at the enormity of the size of the universe. The book is a series of anecdotes in whi...
Naive. Super
Naive. Super is the story of a 25 year old Norwegian man who quits his studies and moves into his brother's apartment while his brother is in America. He begins pondering time after reading a book about time and physics. He decides to simplify his life, and begins to spend his time playing with a small plastic ball, hammering pegs into a board, faxing with his meteorologist friend and making lists. He ends up traveling to America to spend time with hi...