Doppler has a nice house, a nice wife and a nice job. But Doppler isn't happy.
'Wonderfuly subversive, funny and original' Observer.
'A darkly comic fable' Independent.
When his father dies, Doppler decides to leave everything behind and start a new life in the forest. There, deep amongst the trees, he reconnects with nature, ponders the meaning of life, and bonds with a baby elk called Bongo.
Sweet, funny and subversive, this is a charming fable about the pressures of modern existence and finding friends in the strangest of places.
'Dead-pan comedy' Financial Times.
'An absurdist, hilariously subversive novel'Saga.
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Number of pages: 176
Weight: 249 g
Dimensions: 210 x 130 x 23 mm
'Laugh-out-loud, typically distinctive, satirical and hilarious' VICE magazine.
'A darkly comic fable which makes some astringent points about the way we live today' Independent.
'There's much to enjoy in Loe's dead-pan comedy' Financial Times.
'An absurdist, hilariously subversive novel' Saga.
'Funny and a touch dark ... [Doppler] is like a Nordic Obi-Wan' Big Issue.
'It gripped me from the very first page and I read the entire thing in a single day. It was unusual in that it was both powerful and entertaining; a rare combination that is difficult to pull off' Farm Lane Books.
'Compelling, disquieting and perceptive' Adresseavisen.
'Shamelessly charming without intellectual fuss' Stavanger Aftenblad.
'With Doppler, Erlend Loe has become Norway's most alarming writer' Dagens Naeringsliv.
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