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A Man Called Ove

Author : Fredrik Backman
ISBN : 9781476738024
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"First published in Great Britain in 2014 by Hodder & Stoughton"--Title page verso.

A Man Called Ove

Author : Fredrik Backman
ISBN : 9781476738031
Genre : Fiction
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Read the New York Times bestseller that has taken the world by storm! Meet Ove. He’s a curmudgeon—the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars caught outside his bedroom window. He has staunch principles, strict routines, and a short fuse. People call him “the bitter neighbor from hell.” But must Ove be bitter just because he doesn’t walk around with a smile plastered to his face all the time? Behind the cranky exterior there is a story and a sadness. So when one November morning a chatty young couple with two chatty young daughters move in next door and accidentally flatten Ove’s mailbox, it is the lead-in to a comical and heartwarming tale of unkempt cats, unexpected friendship, and the ancient art of backing up a U-Haul. All of which will change one cranky old man and a local residents’ association to their very foundations. A feel-good story in the spirit of The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry and Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand, Fredrik Backman’s novel about the angry old man next door is a thoughtful exploration of the profound impact one life has on countless others. “If there was an award for ‘Most Charming Book of the Year,’ this first novel by a Swedish blogger-turned-overnight-sensation would win hands down” (Booklist, starred review).

A Man Called Ove

Author : Fredrik Backman
ISBN : 9781476738017
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A curmudgeon hides a terrible personal loss beneath a cranky and short-tempered exterior while clashing with new neighbors, a boisterous family whose chattiness and habits lead to unexpected friendship.

A Man Called Ove

Author : Fredrik Backman
ISBN : 9781444775822
Genre : Fiction
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The million-copy bestselling phenomenon, Fredrik Backman's heartwarming debut is a funny, moving, uplifting tale of love and community that will leave you with a spring in your step. Perfect for fans of Rachel Joyce's The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, Graeme Simsion's The Rosie Project and David Nicholl's US. New York Times bestseller 'Warm, funny, and almost unbearably moving' Daily Mail 'Rescued all those men who constantly mean to read novels but never get round to it' Spectator Books of the Year At first sight, Ove is almost certainly the grumpiest man you will ever meet. He thinks himself surrounded by idiots - neighbours who can't reverse a trailer properly, joggers, shop assistants who talk in code, and the perpetrators of the vicious coup d'etat that ousted him as Chairman of the Residents' Association. He will persist in making his daily inspection rounds of the local streets. But isn't it rare, these days, to find such old-fashioned clarity of belief and deed? Such unswerving conviction about what the world should be, and a lifelong dedication to making it just so? In the end, you will see, there is something about Ove that is quite irresistible...

Britt Marie Was Here

Author : Fredrik Backman
ISBN : 9781473617223
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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 unemployed, separated from her husband of 20 years, left to fend for herself in the miserable provincial backwater that is Borg - of which the kindest thing one can say is that it has a road going through it - and somehow tasked with running the local football team, she is a little unprepared. But she will learn that life may have more to offer her that she's ever realised, and love might be found in the most unexpected of places.

My Grandmother Sends Her Regards And Apologises

Author : Fredrik Backman
ISBN : 9781444775860
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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, of knights and princesses and dragons and castles, are her superpower. Because, as Elsa is starting to learn, heroes and villains don't always exist in imaginary kingdoms; they could live just down the hallway. As Christmas draws near, even the best superhero grandmothers may have one or two things they'd like to apologise for. And, in the process, Elsa can have some breath-taking adventures of her own . . .

Summary Of A Man Called Ove

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Summary of A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman | Includes Analysis Preview: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman is a novel titled after its cranky but quietly heroic protagonist. A heart condition has forced Ove, a 59-year-old widower, into early retirement. Now lacking purpose and overwhelmed by grief for his late wife, Ove finds himself contemplating suicide. Flashing back and forth between his interactions with his quirky neighbors in the present day and the story of his past, readers learn what makes this colorful character tick. Somewhere in Sweden, a man called Ove has lived in a row house for nearly 40 years. Until six months ago, his beloved wife Sonja lived there with him, but she has died after a four-year battle with cancer. Now Ove’s life consists mostly of picking arguments with people and visiting Sonja’s grave. He feels very alone. Before this row house, Ove lived in one other home: the one he shared with his father... PLEASE NOTE: This is summary and analysis of the book and NOT the original book. Inside this Instaread Summary of A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman | Includes Analysis · Summary of the Book · Important People · Character Analysis · Analysis of the Themes and Author’s Style About the Author With Instaread, you can get the key takeaways, summary and analysis of a book in 15 minutes. We read every chapter, identify the key takeaways and analyze them for your convenience. Visit our website at instaread.co.

A Man Called Ove

Author : Fredrik Backman
ISBN : 9786023850235
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Sebelum terlibat lebih jauh dengannya, biar kuberi tahu. Lelaki bernama Ove ini mungkin bukan tipemu. Ove bukan tipe lelaki yang menuliskan puisi cinta atau menyanyikan lagu saat kencan pertama. Dia juga bukan tetangga yang akan menyambutmu di depan pagar sambil tersenyum hangat. Ove tidak akan seramah itu. Dia lelaki antisosial yang memandang orang sekitarnya sebagai sekelompok anak muda dungu dan tidak berguna. Dia tidak mudah percaya kepada siapa pun. Seumur hidup, yang bisa dipercayainya hanyalah Sonja yang cantik, mencintai buku-buku, dan menyukai kejujuran Ove. Sonja yang tetap tersenyum sambil bercerita panjang lebar di samping Ove, meski lelaki itu hanya terdiam sepanjang waktu. Orang melihat Ove sebagai lelaki hitam-putih, sedangkan Sonja penuh warna. Tak pernah ada yang menanyakan kehidupan Ove sebelum bertemu Sonja. Namun bila ada yang bertanya, dia akan menjawab bahwa dia tidak hidup. Begitu pun tanpanya, Ove merasa lebih baik mati saja. Sebab, di dunia ini yang bisa dicintainya hanya tiga hal: kebenaran, mobil Saab, dan Sonja. Lalu… masih inginkah kau mengenal lelaki bernama Ove ini? "Kau akan tertawa, menangis, bersimpati terhadap orang temperamen yang kau temui dalam kisah memesona ini." (People) "Secara keseluruhan, Anda akan mendapatkan cerita yang penuh semangat, keteguhan hidup, dan kisah jenaka tentang menemukan kebaikan, cinta, dan kebahagiaan di tempat yang paling tidak memungkinkan." (Sunday Express) "Cerita Ove memuat kesedihan yang tampaknya justru mendorong penulis mengemasnya dengan kehangatan dan humor. Kisah pahit dan mengharukan yang meyakinkan pembaca akan kekuatan persahabatan, bahkan mungkin cinta pada kucing." (Psychologies Magazine) [Mizan, Noura Books, Novel, Terjemahan, Cinta, Indonesia]

And Every Morning The Way Home Gets Longer And Longer

Author : Fredrik Backman
ISBN : 9781501160578
Genre : Fiction
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A little book with a big heart! “I read this beautifully imagined and moving novella in one sitting, utterly wowed, wanting to share it with everyone I know.” —Lisa Genova, bestselling author of Still Alice From the New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove, My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry, and Britt-Marie Was Here comes an exquisitely moving portrait of an elderly man’s struggle to hold on to his most precious memories, and his family’s efforts to care for him even as they must find a way to let go. With all the same charm of his bestselling full-length novels, here Fredrik Backman once again reveals his unrivaled understanding of human nature and deep compassion for people in difficult circumstances. This is a tiny gem with a message you’ll treasure for a lifetime.

Conversations On A Man Called Ove A Novel By Fredrik Backman

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A Man Called Ove: A Novel by Fredrik Backman There is a man who has lost all hope in life. He has been brought up to do the right thing, but has never been able to show much emotion. After the death of his beloved wife, Ove has no reason to live. That is until an Iranian woman named Parwaneh shows up next door with her clumsy husband and two adorable daughters.Gradually, Ove realizes that as much as he misses his wife, he could contribute something to society and, in turn, gain from other people.A heartwarming and simple story of a man who finds a purpose in life, A Man Called Ove is humorous and heartrending in equal parts. A Brief Look Inside: EVERY GOOD BOOK CONTAINS A WORLD FAR DEEPERthan the surface of its pages. The characters and its world come alive, and even after the last page of the book is closed,the story still lives on, inciting questions and curiosity.Conversation Starters is peppered with questions designed tobring us beneath the surface of the pageand invite us into this world that continues to lives on. These questions can be used to... Create Hours of Conversation: * Foster a deeper understanding of the book* Promote an atmosphere of discussion for groups* Assist in the study of the book, either individually or corporately* Explore unseen realms of the book as never seen beforeDisclaimer: This book you are about to enjoy is an independent resource to supplement the original book, enhancing your experience of A Man Called Ove. If you have not yet purchased a copy of the original book, please do before purchasing this unofficial Conversation Starters.

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