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A man called Ove

Author: Fredrik Backman
Publisher: London : Sceptre, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Humorous fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fredrik Backman
ISBN: 9781444775815 1444775812 9781473616349 1473616344 9781476738024 1476738025
OCLC Number: 899704615
Notes: Translated from the Swedish.
Description: 295 pages, 18 cm
Other Titles: Man som heter Ove.
Responsibility: Fredrik Backman.

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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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