A Man Called Ove: A Novel
In this bestselling and “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... show more
In this bestselling and “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
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
Well that was bloody delightful!! Everyone knows someone a bit like Ove that instantly dislikable grumpy fuck who somehow edges into your life and you come to realise is just a big ol' softy inside. This book was a bit like Ove, I read a few chapters here and there. Ove irritated and frustrated ...
Amazing book.If I could, I would give it more than 5 stars. The story was utterly compelling and reminded me of a roller coaster. One moment I was laughing my head off and on the next page the story line broke my heart. I enjoyed the style of the book and Fredrik Backman's similes and metaphors (and...
[His wife] often said that "all roads lead to something you were always predestined to do." And for her, perhaps, it was something. But for Ove it was someone. I've been fully intending to read all of Fredrik Backman's books after I read My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry (3 years ago...
Such a beautiful story. Heart breaking, heartwarming and completely enjoyable. Each character had such personalities, oi, I loved them all. I miss Ove already. Now I'm of to listen to a funny book to lighten my mood.
People said Ove saw the world in black and white. But she was color. All the color he had. It's funny when you know a book has the potential to make you emotional, but you still get punched in the face by the feels as soon as you finish the last pages. Because to me, that's always when the feeling...