Britt-Marie Was Here: A Novel
Publish date: 2016-05-03
Publisher: Atria Books
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
This is charming, but not nearly as heartwarming as A Man Called Ove. Still, this novel has its own quiet charm. It's much more of a slow simmer, as the most compelling parts happen in the latter portion of the novel. All in all: not my favorite of his especially compared to the masterpiece of A M...
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Britt-Marie is a quirky character. Her social skills are a little off center. After finding her husband having an affair, she leaves. It's a big step and pretty stressful for her. She's always been the do what's expected of you type. She has a fear of dying alone and no one even knowing she's d...
Stories of slice of life may not be anyone's cup of tea (or coffee). There are times when I read such stories, I don't get move by how its meant to be written. When I read My Grandmother Asked Me To Tell You She's Sorry, it was messy to me. Yes, its the point of view from a 7 year-old girl that her ...
Similar in style to A Man Called Ove, but I didn't enjoy it as much. It had a very slow start and I did consider giving up on it in the first 100 pages. It definitely picked up in the middle, but the ambiguous ending didn't do much for me.