Score: 4.5
From 1,792 Ratings

A Man Called Ove


  • Author: Fredrik Backman
  • Release Date : 2014-07-15
  • Genre: Literary
  • File Size: 8868402 Bytes


MORE THAN TWO MILLION COPIES SOLD“You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll feel new sympathy for the curmudgeons in your life.” —PeopleMeet Ove. He’s a curmudgeon—the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars caught outside his bedroom window. He has staunch principles, strict routines, and a short fuse. People call him “the bitter neighbor from hell.”But must Ove be bitter just because he doesn’t walk around with a smile plastered to his face all the time? Behind the cranky exterior there is a story and a sadness. So when one November morning a chatty young couple with two chatty young daughters move in next door and accidentally flatten Ove’s mailbox, it is the lead-in to a comical and heartwarming tale o...

Score: 5
From 70 Ratings

A Man Called Ove


  • Author: Fredrik Backman
  • Release Date : 2014-07-03
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature
  • File Size: 2047087 Bytes


Perfect for fans of Gail Honeyman's Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine; Ruth Hogan's The Keeper of Lost Things and Graeme Simsion's The Rosie Project, A Man Called Ove is one of the best-loved and most life-affirming novels of the decade. This multi-million-copy phenomenon is a funny, moving, uplifting tale of love and community that will leave you with a spring in your step. 'Warm, funny, and almost unbearably moving' Daily Mail 'Rescued all those men who constantly mean to read novels but never get round to it' Spectator Books of the Year At first sight, Ove is almost certainly the grumpiest man you will ever meet. He thinks himself surrounded by idiots - neighbours who can't reverse a trailer properly, joggers, shop assistants who talk in c...

A Man Called Ove
Score: 4.5
From 3,282 Ratings

A Man Called Ove


  • Author : Fredrik Backman
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2015-05-05
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781476738024


A Man Called Ove Book Description :

"First published in Great Britain in 2014 by Hodder & Stoughton"--Title page verso....

A Man Called Ove
Score: 4.5
From 3,275 Ratings

A Man Called Ove


  • Author : Fredrik Backman
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2014-07-15
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781476738031


A Man Called Ove Book Description :

Read the New York Times bestseller that has taken the world by storm! In this “charming debut” (People) from one of Sweden’s most successful authors, a grumpy yet loveable man finds his solitary world turned on its head when a boisterous young family moves in next door. Meet Ove. He’s a curmudgeon—the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars caught outside his bedroom window. He has staunch principles, strict routines, and a short fuse. People call him “the bitter neighbor from hell.” But must Ove be bitter just because he doesn’t walk around with a smile plastered to his face all the time? Behind the cranky exterior there is a story and a sadness. So when one November morning a chatty young couple with tw...

A Man Called Ove
Score: 4.5
From 3,038 Ratings

A Man Called Ove


  • Author : Fredrik Backman
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2014-07-15
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781476738017


A Man Called Ove Book Description :

A curmudgeon hides a terrible personal loss beneath a cranky and short-tempered exterior while clashing with new neighbors, a boisterous family whose chattiness and habits lead to unexpected friendship....

A Man Called Ove

A Man Called Ove


  • Author : Fredrik Backman
  • Publisher : Sceptre
  • Release Date : 2014-07-03
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781444775822


A Man Called Ove Book Description :

FONT +1 Perfect for fans of Gail Honeyman's Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine; Ruth Hogan's The Keeper of Lost Things and Graeme Simsion's The Rosie Project, A Man Called Ove is one of the best-loved and most life-affirming novels of the decade. /FONT +1 This multi-million-copy phenomenon is a funny, moving, uplifting tale of love and community that will leave you with a spring in your step. 'Warm, funny, and almost unbearably moving' Daily Mail 'Rescued all those men who constantly mean to read novels but never get round to it' Spectator Books of the Year At first sight, Ove is almost certainly the grumpiest man you will ever meet. He thinks himself surrounded by idiots - neighbours who can't reverse a trailer properly, joggers, shop assistants wh...

Summary of A Man Called Ove

Summary of A Man Called Ove


  • Author : Instaread Summaries
  • Publisher : Idreambooks
  • Release Date : 2016-09-19
  • Genre: Study Aids
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1683784928


Summary of A Man Called Ove Book Description :

Summary of A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman Includes Analysis Preview: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman is a novel titled after its cranky but quietly heroic protagonist. A heart condition has forced Ove, a 59-year-old widower, into early retirement. Now lacking purpose and overwhelmed by grief for his late wife, Ove finds himself contemplating suicide. Flashing back and forth between his interactions with his quirky neighbors in the present day and the story of his past, readers learn what makes this colorful character tick. Somewhere in Sweden, a man called Ove has lived in a row house for nearly 40 years. Until six months ago, his beloved wife Sonja lived there with him, but she has died after a four-year battle with cancer. Now Ove's life c...

Things My Son Needs to Know About the World
Score: 3.5
From 4 Ratings

Things My Son Needs to Know About the World


  • Author : Fredrik Backman
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2019-04-30
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781501198236


Things My Son Needs to Know About the World Book Description :

Fredrik Backman, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove and Beartown, delivers a poignant and insightful memoir from the front lines of one of the most daunting experiences any man can experience: fatherhood. Things My Son Needs to Know About the World is bestselling author Fredrik Backman’s revealing look at the relationship between fathers and sons. Delving deep into his own experience and speaking directly to his child, Backman reflects on the perspective and tools his son will need to make his way in the world. As he conveys his profound awe at facing all the “firsts” that fill him with wonder and catch him completely unprepared, Backman doesn’t shy away from divulging his own false steps and fatherly flaws. Along th...

Undermajordomo Minor
Score: 3.5
From 18 Ratings

Undermajordomo Minor


  • Author : Patrick deWitt
  • Publisher : House of Anansi
  • Release Date : 2015-09-05
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781770894150


Undermajordomo Minor Book Description :

On the The Scotiabank Giller Prize 2015 Longlist A love story, an adventure story, a fable without a moral, and an ink-black comedy of manners. Lucien (Lucy) Minor is the resident odd duck in the hamlet of Bury. Friendless and loveless, young and aimless, Lucy is a compulsive liar, a sickly weakling in a town famous for begetting brutish giants. Then Lucy accepts employment assisting the majordomo of the remote, foreboding Castle Von Aux. While tending to his new post as undermajordomo, he soon discovers the place harbours many dark secrets, not least of which is the whereabouts of the castle’s master, Baron Von Aux. In the local village, he also encounters thieves, madmen, aristocrats, and Klara, a delicate beauty whose love he must compete for wi...

Summary of A Man Called Ove

Summary of A Man Called Ove


  • Author : Whizbooks
  • Publisher : Blurb
  • Release Date : 2019-01-09
  • Genre: Reference
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0464908450


Summary of A Man Called Ove Book Description :

Summary of A Man Called Ove: A Novel by Fredrik Backman: Trivia/Quiz for Fans Features You'll Discover Inside: - A comprehensive guide to aid in discussion & discovery - 30 multiple choice questions on the book, plots, characters, and author - Insightful resource for teachers, groups, or individuals - Keep track of scores with results to determine "fan status" - Share with other book fans and readers for mutual enjoyment Disclaimer: This is an unofficial summary, analysis and trivia book to enhance a reader's experience to books they already love and appreciate. We encourage our readers to purchase the original book first before downloading this companion book for your enjoyment....

The Deal of a Lifetime
Score: 3.5
From 17 Ratings

The Deal of a Lifetime


  • Author : Fredrik Backman
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2017-10-31
  • Genre: FICTION
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781501193491


The Deal of a Lifetime Book Description :

It's Christmas Even morning. Years ago a man abandoned his son to pursue professional success; now he wonders if it's too late to forge a relationship with him. One week earlier, in a hospital late at night, the man met a five-year-old girl with cancer. When the man is given the chance to do something selfless that could change the destiny of the little girl in the hospital bed, he needs to find out what his own life has actually been worth in the eyes of his son before he makes the deal of a lifetime....

Perfect
Score: 3.5
From 48 Ratings

Perfect


  • Author : Rachel Joyce
  • Publisher : Bond Street Books
  • Release Date : 2013-11-05
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780385677738


Perfect Book Description :

From the author of the international bestseller, The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, comes another exquisite and emotionally resonant novel about the search for the truth and unconditional love. On a foggy spring morning in 1972, twelve-year-old Byron Hemming and his mother are driving to school in the English countryside. On the way, in a life-changing two seconds, an accident occurs. Or does it? Byron is sure it happened, but his mother, sitting right next to him in the car, has no reaction to it. Over the course of the days and weeks that follow, Byron embarks on a journey to discover what really happened--or didn't--that fateful morning when everything changed. It is a journey that will take him--a loveable and cloistered twelve-year-old boy w...