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Backman, Fredrik

A Man Called Ove

Backman, Fredrik
You wouldn't think a book about a crabby old man trying to killing himself after his wife dies would be funny, would you? But I found a lot of humor in this book, and a very high weeping-to-pages ratio. Five stars!

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7/2016

Beartown

Backman, Fredrik
In Beartown, hockey is everything. This story was very emotional reading for me.

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Ramona refuses to let anyone say that he died; she says he left her, because that's how she sees it. Like a betrayal. -- pg. 105

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Ramona pours herself a glass of whiskey. Breakfast is, after all, the most important meal of the day. -- pg. 109

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12/2017

Britt-Marie Was Here

Backman, Fredrik
Britt-Marie goes to a small village for a job managing a recreational center. I'm not sure how far she got at the end, it's up to her.

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4/2017

My Grandmother Asked Me To Tell You She's Sorry

Backman, Fredrik
I'm not sure I got everything out of this story that the author intended, but it was a pretty darn good read. Now I gotta get the sequel.

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The mightiest power of death is not that it can make people die, but that it can make the people you left behind want to stop living. -- pg. 220

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"There are seven books, Dad. And eight films," says Elsa carefully. -- pg. 360

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12/2016
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