Doppler by Erlend Loe

Doppler

byErlend Loe

Hardcover | October 13, 2012

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A Guardian Book of the Year and Chapters/Indigo Best BookA bestseller in Scandinavia -- Doppler is the enchanting, subversive, and very unusual story about one man and his moose.This beguiling modern fable tells the story of a man who, after the death of his father, abandons his home, his family, his career, and the trappings of civilization for a makeshift tent in the woods where he adopts a moose-calf named Bongo. Or is it Bongo who adopts him? Together they devote themselves, with some surprising results, to the art of carefree living. Hilarious, touching, and poignant in equal measure -- you will read it with tear-stained cheeks and sore sides -- Doppler is also a deeply subversive novel and a strong criticism of modern consumer culture.

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Erlend Loe was born in 1969 in Trondheim, Norway. He studied folklore, film studies, and literature before working as a newspaper critic, in a psychiatric hospital, and as a schoolteacher. He is the author of eight novels, including Doppler, which was named a Guardian Best Book, and six children's books, which have been translated and ...
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Title:DopplerFormat:HardcoverDimensions:192 pages, 7.25 × 4.5 × 0.67 inPublished:October 13, 2012Publisher:House Of Anansi Press IncLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1770893008

ISBN - 13:9781770893009

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"Doppler is witty, sly and surprising. And it's slender enough, once you begin, you might never have to put it down." - January Magazine"A darkly comic fable." - Barry Forshaw, Independent"... wonderfully subversive, funny and original." - Sally Vickers, The Observer"A distinctive and original book, "Doppler" has clearly hit a nerve in Norway and is sure to ring equally numerous bells here." - Victoria Cooper, Red Magazine