Score: 4.5
From 1,863 Ratings

A Man Called Ove


  • Author: Fredrik Backman
  • Release Date : 2014-07-15
  • Genre: Literary
  • File Size: 10403113 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: 4.5
From 90 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 :

MORE THAN TWO MILLION COPIES SOLD “You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll feel new sympathy for the curmudgeons in your life.” —People 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 two chatty young daughters move in next door and accidentally flatten Ove’s mailbox, it is the lead-in to a comical and heartwarming tal...

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   a Man Named Ove

Summary a Man Named Ove


  • Author : The Summary Guy
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2017-07-06
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1548721107


Summary a Man Named Ove Book Description :

A Man Called Ove: A Complete Summary A Man Called Ove is a biographical novel written by Fredrik Backman about a man named Ove and his life. Ove was a simple man who tried to live the simplest life he possibly could. He worked in a factory for as long as he could remember and was satisfied with his life. But after several events happened, one of them being the death of his wife, Ove decided to end his life. He tried to commit suicide on several occasions, but every attempt ended unsuccessfully. However, everything changed after some foreigners decided to move into the house next to his. It is the story about the life of a man who just could not fit in. His mindset and the way he lived was different from the lives of other people. His love for numbers...

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...

Beartown
Score: 4
From 80 Ratings

Beartown


  • Author : Fredrik Backman
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2017-04-25
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781501163111


Beartown Book Description :

The #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove returns with a dazzling, profound novel about a small town with a big dream—and the price required to make it come true. People say Beartown is finished. A tiny community nestled deep in the forest, it is slowly losing ground to the ever encroaching trees. But down by the lake stands an old ice rink, built generations ago by the working men who founded this town. And in that ice rink is the reason people in Beartown believe tomorrow will be better than today. Their junior ice hockey team is about to compete in the national semi-finals, and they actually have a shot at winning. All the hopes and dreams of this place now rest on the shoulders of a handful of teenage boys. Being responsible ...

The Fredrik Backman Collection

The Fredrik Backman Collection


  • Author : Fredrik Backman
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2017-11-07
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781501192081


The Fredrik Backman Collection Book Description :

From beloved #1 New York Times bestselling author Fredrik Backman, a beautiful boxed set collection of his first three charming, matchless novels that have taken the world by storm: A Man Called Ove, My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry, and Britt-Marie Was Here. Fredrik Backman’s novels have delighted readers with their irrepressible charm, whimsy, and warmth. Now, for the first time, all three of his novels are collected in one boxed set, making this a perfect gift for both longtime and new fans. In A Man Called Ove, an unexpected friendship forms when a young family moves next door to the neighborhood curmudgeon. In this feel-good tale of love and redemption, Backman explores the profound impact one life has on countless others. My ...

And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer
Score: 4.5
From 33 Ratings

And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer


  • Author : Fredrik Backman
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2016-11
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781501160486


And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer Book Description :

Grandpa and Ted do not have a lot in common and Ted has waited a longtime to be accepted by his father. It is Grandpa and Noah that has a bond: the love of mathematics. However the three must learn say good-bye. 0....

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...