Publication Date: 04/10/2018 ISBN: 9781788545891 Category:


Erlend Loe, Don Bartlett, Don Shaw

Publisher: Head of Zeus
Publication Date: 04/10/2018 ISBN: 9781788545891 Category:
Paperback / Softback




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 Review

'With Doppler, Erlend Loe has become Norway's most alarming writer' Dagens Naeringsliv. 'Shamelessly charming without intellectual fuss' Stavanger Aftenblad. 'Compelling, disquieting and perceptive' Adresseavisen. '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. 'Funny and a touch dark ... [Doppler] is like a Nordic Obi-Wan' Big Issue. 'An absurdist, hilariously subversive novel' Saga. 'There's much to enjoy in Loe's dead-pan comedy' Financial Times. 'A darkly comic fable which makes some astringent points about the way we live today' Independent. 'Laugh-out-loud, typically distinctive, satirical and hilarious' VICE magazine. 'Wonderfully subversive, funny and original' Observer.

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