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The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay: A Novel (udgave 2000)

af Michael Chabon

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En tragikomisk roman om Josef Kavalier og Sam Clay, som sammen skaber en tegneserie, The escapist, hvis helt befrier undertrykte mennesker overalt i verden; den skaber dem et navn og gør dem rige, men bliver de lykkeligere?.
Medlem:Gabmo
Titel:The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay: A Novel
Forfattere:Michael Chabon
Info:Random House (2000), Edition: First Edition, Hardcover, 639 pages
Samlinger:Dit bibliotek
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Nøgleord:Ingen

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I couldn't finish this one. I thought I'd really like it but it just never clicked for me, so I put it down one day and never went back. ( )
  jlweiss | Apr 23, 2021 |
All comic book fans should read this one. ( )
  illmunkeys | Apr 22, 2021 |
Took several turns I didn't expect, a fully developed if improbable world in war-time NYC.

There were numerous turns, none of which I saw coming. A fantastic read. ( )
  kcshankd | Apr 8, 2021 |
Interesting book about the WWII era dn the beginning of the comic books time. It was well written and interesting. The LGBTQ was a little too in the face for me, but that is probably my issue and not the issue of the book. ( )
  KamGeb | Jan 18, 2021 |
This one ticks a few boxes for me, among them a consideration of the friction between high and low art and bits about magic and in particular Houdini, both of which were a fascination for me when I was younger. I liked it a lot. ( )
  dllh | Jan 6, 2021 |
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It's like a graphic novel inked in words and starring the author himself in the lead role: Wonder Boy.
 
This is definitely New York, the old-school version. In the fusion of dashing young men in fresh new $12 suits, the smell of newsprint and burned coffee and laundry, and the courage to face unrelenting evil with pluck and humor, Chabon has created an important work, a version of the 20th century both thrillingly recognizable and all his own.
tilføjet af ty1997 | Redigersalon.com, Amy Benfer (Sep 28, 2000)
 
Although suffused with tragedy, ''The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay'' proves to be a comic epic, generously optimistic about the human struggle for personal liberation.
 
With ''The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay,'' Mr. Chabon has fashioned a big, ripe, excitingly imaginative novel and set it in the world of his grandfather, a New York City typographer at a plant where comics were printed... In loving if sometimes windy detail, since his great book is buried inside a larger and more meandering one, the prodigiously talented author of ''Wonder Boys'' leads readers into the world of Sam and Joe's pop collaboration.
 
Chabon is a genius --- there is no other way to describe his ability to blend Hitler, comic books, brotherhood, first love, fame and the pitfalls of celebrity, Brooklyn Jewish home life, the European struggle against the Third Reich, America's growing prosperity, and good-looking women who use their smarts and their curves to get ahead in the world together in such a cohesive, complete story.
 

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We have this history of impossible solutions for insoluble problems
--Will Eisner, in conversation
Wonderful escape!
--Nathaniel Hawthorne, "Wakefield"
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In later years, holding forth to an interviewer or to an audience of aging fans at a comic book convention, Sam Clay liked to declare, apropos of his and Joe Kavalier's greatest creation, that back when he was a boy, sealed and hog-tied inside the airtight vessel known as Brooklyn, New York, he had been haunted by dreams of Harry Houdini.
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"We have the idea that our hearts, once broken, scar over with an indestructible tissue that prevents their ever breaking again in quite the same place."
"The true magic of this broken world lay in the ability of the things it contained to vanish, to become so thoroughly lost that they might never have existed in the first place."
It was a mark of how fucked-up and broken was the world - the reality - that had swallowed his home and his family that such a feat of escape, by no means easy to pull off, should remain so universally despised.
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En tragikomisk roman om Josef Kavalier og Sam Clay, som sammen skaber en tegneserie, The escapist, hvis helt befrier undertrykte mennesker overalt i verden; den skaber dem et navn og gør dem rige, men bliver de lykkeligere?.

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