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Super sad true love story a novel by Gary Shteyngart

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementGary Shteyngart
LC ClassificationsPS3619.H79 S87 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination334 p. ;
Number of Pages334
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24520560M
ISBN 109781400066407
LC Control Number2009037971

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Jul 06,  · It's not that Super Sad True Love Story is a bad or boring book. It's quite intelligent and it's often funny (perhaps 'witty' would be a better adjective for a New York Times darling like Shteyngart). However, this book is just super sad. In fact, I wouldn't be surprised if /5(K). Jul 28,  · Book Review: 'Super Sad True Love Story' By Gary Shteyngart - ' Two Stories Of Doomed Love' Gary Shteyngart's dystopian novel narrates two doomed romances: one between a man and a woman, and one. Super Sad True Love Story is the third novel by American writer Gary Shteyngart. The novel takes place in a near-future dystopian New York where life is dominated by media and Gary Shteyngart. May 03,  · Gary Shteyngart’s wonderful new novel, Super Sad True Love Story, is a supersad, superfunny, superaffecting performance — a book that not only showcases the ebullient satiric gifts but that also uncovers his abilities to write deeply and movingly about love and loss and mortality. It’s a novel that gives us a cutting comic portrait of a /5().

Super Sad True Love Story is a speculative romance novel by Gary Shteyngart in which New Yorker Lenny Abramov attempts a relationship with the much younger Eunice Park in a dystopian future America that is collapsing. Lenny, 39 and one day hoping for immortality, works for Staatling-Wapachung, a. Sep 03,  · Much of Super Sad True Love Story is given over to electronic exchanges between the protagonist, Lenny Abramov (like Shteyngart, the son of Soviet Author: Tibor Fischer. Oct 03,  · Super Sad True Love Story: A Novel - Kindle edition by Gary Shteyngart. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Super Sad True Love Story: A Novel/5(). Unfortunately I didn't like Super Sad True Love Story nearly as much. I felt that it lacked much of the biting satirical humor of Absurdistan and was mostly just depressing. I found the characters unlikable, and the mood of the book was sort of a cross between "" and the most annoying/depressing aspects of a Woody Allen movie.

Discussion of themes and motifs in Gary Shteyngart's Super Sad True Love Story. eNotes critical analyses help you gain a deeper understanding of Super Sad True Love Story so . Super Sad True Love Story is an epistolary novel built around the diaries of Lenny Abramov and the online posts of Eunice. Author Gary Shteyngart tells their love story against the backdrop of an. About Gary Shteyngart. Gary Shteyngart is the New York Times bestselling author of the memoir Little Failure (a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist) and the novels Super Sad True Love Story (winner of the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize), Absurdistan, and The Russian Debutante’s Handbook (winner of the Stephen Crane Award for First Fiction. Gary Shteyngart’s novel Super Sad True Love Story is a futuristic tale of love, mortality, family, and technology. In the tradition of science fiction and apocalyptic storytelling, Shteyngart creates a world full of all-consuming technology that distracts from the fall of America and the rise of a new global economy.