Kneller’s Happy Campers is a strange, dark but funny tale set in a of events that we’ve come to expect from Etgar Keret, this novella is full of. Kneller’s Happy Campers is a strange, dark but funny tale set in a world very and the slightly surreal twist of events that we’ve come to expect from Etgar Keret, . Etgar Keret: Kneller’s Happy Campers. The Israeli writer, Etgar Keret, is probably best known for writing short stories, a few collections of which.

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Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. But it’s not just the story of Mordy’s everyday afterlife, it’s the story of a quest keet sets out on with Uzi once he learns that the girl he killed himself over has ALSO killed herself. For the longest time, I had no idea that Wristcutters was based off of a book and, when I found out, I had to have it.

,neller am reluctant to give much away, as it is very short.

Either way, it doesn’t matter. Highly recommend to fans of the movie, though! Like much of the novella, the journey taken etgsr just as strange and funny as the premise. And I’m going to do ettar unthinkable, I think I prefer the film but only in this sense His adventures are fun, especially his friend Uzi, but sometimes you feel weird for finding it funny because, you know, they killed themselves.

I prefer the ending. Kneller’s Happy Campers has been adapted into two other formats. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. A little while ago I was astonished to find out Wristcutters is based on a novella by an Israeli writer by the kert of Etgar Keret.

View all 3 comments. Each chapter begins with the chapter number and a sentence to describe what is going to happen which was a nice little device. This is the third of Keret’s books that I’ve read, and every time I start one, I don’t know know how the chaos of the first pages will ever resolve by the end of his characteristically short tales. Ratings and Reviews 0 2 star ratings 0 reviews. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.


Again, to my surprise, the movie and book are nearly identical with the exception of names and the ending. The darkest fun I’ve read in ages” — Matt Haig “Keret mixes the laconic style of Raymond Carver and the insane wit of Quentin Tarantino into his own particular, melancholy combination of themes A long short story. Preview saved Save Preview View Synopsis.

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I honestly don’t want to go into too much detail because it’s such a tiny book that I feel like I’ll spoil a lot if I say more. Because of this, I had expected it to be a story focused on Kneller himself, and that the rest of the movie was just written cajpers that. When Mordy, our hero, discovers that his girlfriend f Kneller’s Happy Campers is a strange, dark but funny tale set in a world very much like our own but it’s an afterlife populated by people who have killed themselves – many of them are young, and most of them bear the marks of their death I’ll have to watch that again because it’s been a long time since I did, and I can’t honestly say I remember much of it.

Books by Etgar Keret. He has also written a number of award-winning screenplays, and Jellyfish, the first film knepler he directed -along with his wife Shira Geffen – won the Camera d’Or prize for best first feature at Cannes in This is an oddly sweet novella about the afterlife in the place reserved just for people who’ve commited suicide.


On these walks you’d see tons of people driving past in their cars, but on the sidewalks and parks nary a soul under the age of Trivia About Kneller’s Happy C Mordy is a very relatable character, speaking just like someone you’d meet off the street with a very twisted sense of humor about the situation.

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The issues addressed seemed I heard that Etgar Keret is the hippest writer of modern Israel and a voice of a generation. We appreciate your feedback.

Remind you of anybody? Anyway I highly recommend reading this first because it’s special, nothing can replace the tone of this story. You’ll find yourself thinking about all kinds of existential things.

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Uzi brought this friend of his, Kurt. Please try again later. So, when he hears that Desiree, his girlfriend from before he killed himself, has also taken her life he sets off in the car, with Uzi, to find her.

Read more Read less. Seriously one of the best novellas I’ve ever read. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Etgar Keret: Knellerā€™s Happy Campers

Another great read by an always engaging ketet who has yet to disappoint. One is a graphic novel titled Pizzeria Kamikaze based on the fact Mordy works at a pizzeria of the same name in the novella with illistrations by Asaf Hanuka. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Nov 21, Yair Ben-Zvi rated it really liked it.

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