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A man called Ove

Author: Fredrik Backman; Henning Koch
Publisher: London : Hodder & Stoughton, 2015. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At first sight, he 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. 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? -- page 4 of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fredrik Backman; Henning Koch
ISBN: 9781444775815 1444775812 9781476738024 1476738025
OCLC Number: 926098179
Language Note: Translated from the Swedish.
Notes: A novel.
Description: 295 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Man som heter Ove.
Responsibility: Fredrik Backman ; translated from the Swedish by Henning Koch.

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A charming debut. * People * An uplifting, life-affirming and often comic tale of how kindness, love and happiness can be found in the most unlikely places. * Sunday Express * A warm and tender story Read more...

 
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