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Fredrik Backman
Fredrik Backman, a blogger and columnist, is the New York Times bestselling author of A MAN CALLED OVE and MY GRANDMOTHER ASKED ME TO TELL YOU SHE’S SORRY. Both were number one bestsellers in his native Sweden and around the world, and are being published in more than thirty five territories. His... show more



Fredrik Backman, a blogger and columnist, is the New York Times bestselling author of A MAN CALLED OVE and MY GRANDMOTHER ASKED ME TO TELL YOU SHE’S SORRY. Both were number one bestsellers in his native Sweden and around the world, and are being published in more than thirty five territories. His latest novel is BRITT-MARIE WAS HERE. He lives in Stockholm with his wife and two children. Visit him online at his blog: FredrikBackman.com, on twitter @backmanland, or on instagram @backmansk.

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Birth date: June 02, 1981
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pkgonzales7
pkgonzales7 rated it 2 years ago
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...
Lazy days
Lazy days rated it 2 years ago
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 ...
Portable Magic
Portable Magic rated it 3 years ago
It's a good story with interesting characters and a little mystery to solve. It's sweet and funny and sad by turns. Overall, I enjoyed it very much. But I couldn't quite suspend disbelief, because the main character just wasn't at all believable as a little girl of only 7 years, no matter how specia...
Ronyell (a.k.a Rabbitearsblog)
Ronyell (a.k.a Rabbitearsblog) rated it 3 years ago
Title: The Deal of a LifetimeAuthor: Fredrik BackmanGenre: Fantasy / Short StoryYear Published: 2017Number of Pages: 65 pagesDate Read: 12/9/2017Publisher: Atria Books Source: PurchasedContent Rating: Ages 15+ (Themes of Death and Parental Abandonment) “The only thing of value on Earth is ...
Juuli's Bookshelf
Juuli's Bookshelf rated it 3 years ago
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...
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