Volvo Lorries continues where Doppler stopped. We follow the same person and the same elk some distance into the Swedish forrest of Värmland, where they meet a scout who has slept under the stars twenty-five thousand times and an old lady who is addicted to weed and wants to change the world.
Erlend Loe gives his imagination free rein this time, and the result is a madcap and playful text that some will clutch to their breast and others will avoid like the plague.
"Into this Swedish Värmland universe walks a man. Doppler has arrived. Andreas Doppler. A Norwegian. He has with him his year-old elk, Bongo. And his son, Gregus. The elk walks behind him on the path and his son is asleep in the cart behind the elk."
"Nothing short of masterly. (...) Sharp and intelligent. And strikingly funny."
BERLINGSKE TIDENDE, Denmark
"Fabulously funny. Yet another supernaïve and extraordinary novel from Erlend Loe."
"With the follow up to Doppler, Loe has written one of his funniest and most unpredictable works."
"It is a joyous read, and Erlend Loe has equipped the book with lots of comments and footnotes that are precious also on their own."
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