Britt-Marie Was Here: A Novel
Publish date: 2017-02-07
Publisher: Washington Square Press
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
Described on the blurb as a " Brilliant mix of belly-laughs, Insightful and touching I was really looking forward to my 4th Novel my Fredrick Blackman having recently read and loved [b:Beartown|33413128|Beartown|Fredrik Backman|https://images.gr-assets.com/books/1482108618s/33413128.jpg|54171514] b...
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...
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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.
Because this is one of those stories where they exist only to serve the characters and their arc, I can forgive the contrived plot and events. I really loved Britt-Marie’s character, because I recognized much of myself and others whom I love and am sometimes so frustrated with in her. And I apprecia...
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