Score: 4.5
From 470 Ratings

My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry


  • Author: Fredrik Backman
  • Release Date : 2015-06-16
  • Genre: Literary
  • File Size: 7334899 Bytes


A charming, warmhearted novel from the author of the New York Times bestseller A Man Called Ove.Elsa is seven years old and different. Her grandmother is seventy-seven years old and crazy—as in standing-on-the-balcony-firing-paintball-guns-at-strangers crazy. She is also Elsa’s best, and only, friend. At night Elsa takes refuge in her grandmother’s stories, in the Land-of-Almost-Awake and the Kingdom of Miamas, where everybody is different and nobody needs to be normal.When Elsa’s grandmother dies and leaves behind a series of letters apologizing to people she has wronged, Elsa’s greatest adventure begins. Her grandmother’s instructions lead her to an apartment building full of drunks, monsters, attack dogs, and old crones but also to the...

My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry: A Novel by Fredrik Backman Conversation Starters


  • Author: Daily Books
  • Release Date : 2016-06-28
  • Genre: Study Aids
  • File Size: 348673 Bytes


My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry: by Fredrik Backman | Conversation Starters Elsa is a special needs child who is unable to make friends at school and because of her parents’ divorce, she is even further affected. However, she does get along great with her grandmother. When her grandmother dies, Elsa is devastated. After her death, Granny gave her the task of delivering letters to different people whose past she wants Elsa to understand. Woven in the plot of My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry are the fairy tales that Granny told Elsa over the years. It is up to Elsa to connect the dots and understand which fantasy characters from the “Land of Almost Awake” are represented by whom in real life.    A Brie...

My Grandmother Sends Her Regards and Apologises
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

My Grandmother Sends Her Regards and Apologises


  • Author : Fredrik Backman
  • Publisher : Sceptre
  • Release Date : 2015-06-04
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781444775860


My Grandmother Sends Her Regards and Apologises Book Description :

A must-read for fans of Rachel Joyce's The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry and Maria Semple's Where'd You Go, Bernadette 'A touching, sometimes funny, often wise portrait of grief.' Kirkus Heartbreaking and hilarious in equal measure, by the author of the New York Times bestselling phenomenon A Man Called Ove will charm and delight anyone who has ever had a grandmother. Everyone remembers the smell of their grandmother's house. Everyone remembers the stories their grandmother told them. But does everyone remember their grandmother flirting with policemen? Driving illegally? Breaking into a zoo in the middle of the night? Firing a paintball gun from a balcony in her dressing gown? Seven-year-old Elsa does. Some might call Elsa's granny 'eccentric', ...

My Grandmother Sends Her Regards and Apologises

My Grandmother Sends Her Regards and Apologises


  • Author : Fredrik Backman
  • Publisher : Sceptre
  • Release Date : 2016-04-07
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1444775855


My Grandmother Sends Her Regards and Apologises Book Description :

A must-read for fans of Rachel Joyce's The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry and Maria Semple's Where'd You Go, Bernadette Heartbreaking and hilarious in equal measure, by the author of the New York Times bestselling phenomenon A Man Called Ove will charm and delight anyone who has ever had a grandmother. Everyone remembers the smell of their grandmother's house. Everyone remembers the stories their grandmother told them. But does everyone remember their grandmother flirting with policemen? Driving illegally? Breaking into a zoo in the middle of the night? Firing a paintball gun from a balcony in her dressing gown? Seven-year-old Elsa does. Some might call Elsa's granny 'eccentric', or even 'crazy'. Elsa calls her a superhero. And granny's stories, o...

My Grandmother Sends Her Regards and Apologises
Score: 5
From 2 Ratings

My Grandmother Sends Her Regards and Apologises


  • Author : Fredrik Backman
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2015-06-04
  • Genre: Travel
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781444775860


My Grandmother Sends Her Regards and Apologises Book Description :

A must-read for fans of Rachel Joyce's The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry and Maria Semple's Where'd You Go, Bernadette 'A touching, sometimes funny, often wise portrait of grief.' Kirkus Heartbreaking and hilarious in equal measure, by the author of the New York Times bestselling phenomenon A Man Called Ove will charm and delight anyone who has ever had a grandmother. Everyone remembers the smell of their grandmother's house. Everyone remembers the stories their grandmother told them. But does everyone remember their grandmother flirting with policemen? Driving illegally? Breaking into a zoo in the middle of the night? Firing a paintball gun from a balcony in her dressing gown? Seven-year-old Elsa does. Some might call Elsa's granny 'eccentric', ...

My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She s Sorry
Score: 4
From 84 Ratings

My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She s Sorry


  • Author : Fredrik Backman
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2016-04-05
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781501115073


My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She s Sorry Book Description :

A cloth bag containing 10 paperback copies of the title, 1 large print edition, 1 audio book, that may also include a folder with sign out sheets....

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....

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....

Anxious People
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Anxious People


  • Author : Fredrik Backman
  • Publisher : Michael Joseph
  • Release Date : 2020-08
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0718186621


Anxious People Book Description :

A bank robber on the run locks himself in with an over-enthusiastic estate agent, two bitter IKEA-addicts, a pregnant woman, a suicidal multi-millionaire and a rabbit. In the end the robber gives up and lets everyone go, but when the police storm the apartment it is . . . empty. In a series of dysfunctional testimonies after the event, the witnesses all tell their version of what really happened and it's clear we have a classic locked-room mystery on our hands- How did the robber manage to escape? Why is everyone so angry? And- What is WRONG with people these days?...

My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She s Sorry

My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She s Sorry


  • Author : Daily Books
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1370363206


My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She s Sorry Book Description :

My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry: by Fredrik Backman Conversation StartersA Brief Look Inside:Elsa is a special needs child who is unable to make friends at school and because of her parents' divorce, she is even further affected. However, she does get along great with her grandmother. When her grandmother dies, Elsa is devastated. After her death, Granny gave her the task of delivering letters to different people whose past she wants Elsa to understand. Woven in the plot of My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry are the fairy tales that Granny told Elsa over the years. It is up to Elsa to connect the dots and understand which fantasy characters from the "Land of Almost Awake" are represented by whom in real life.EVERY GOOD BO...

Britt Marie Was Here
Score: 4.5
From 53 Ratings

Britt Marie Was Here


  • Author : Fredrik Backman
  • Publisher : Sceptre
  • Release Date : 2016-05-03
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781473617223


Britt Marie Was Here Book Description :

The number 1 European bestseller by the author of New York Times bestseller and international phenomenon A Man Called Ove, Britt-Marie was Here is a funny, poignant and uplifting tale of love, community, and second chances. For as long as anyone can remember, Britt-Marie has been an acquired taste. It's not that she's judgemental, or fussy, or difficult - she just expects things to be done in a certain way. A cutlery drawer should be arranged in the right order, for example (forks, knives, then spoons). We're not animals, are we? But behind the passive-aggressive, socially awkward, absurdly pedantic busybody is a woman who has more imagination, bigger dreams and a warmer heart than anyone around her realizes. So when Britt-Marie finds herself unemplo...