For all its hurt, Kavalier & Clay is an optimistic book. Chabon’s dark horses show us that a superhero is a very human thing.
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay · Michael Chabon · 2000
Random House, 2012 · 704 pages, paperback
Michael Chabon’s The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay is a novel about the creation of one’s own life, the constant molding, assessing and reassessing in pursuit of some very individual version of the American Dream.