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A man called Ove

A man called Ove

Backman, Fredrik, 1981-; Koch, Henning, 1962- translator

There is something about Ove. 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, 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?

Paperback, Book. English. General. Fiction in translation. Fiction in Translation.
Published London: Sceptre, [2017]
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Statement of responsibility: Fredrik Backman ; translated from the Swedish by Henning Koch
ISBN: 1473670748, 9781473670747
Note: This translation originally published: 2014.
Note: Film tie-in.
Physical Description: 295 pages ; 20 cm
Uniform Title: Beartown.