A Man Called Ove

by Fredrik Backman | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 1476738025 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingbookworm76wing of Chermside, Queensland Australia on 12/9/2018
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Journal Entry 1 by wingbookworm76wing from Chermside, Queensland Australia on Sunday, December 09, 2018
A grumpy yet loveable man finds his solitary world turned on its head when a boisterous young family moves in next door.

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.

Taking along to the next bookcrossing meetup. If not picked up I will leave at an OBCZ

Journal Entry 3 by Oldgirl58 at Chermside, Queensland Australia on Thursday, May 16, 2019
Picked up book

Journal Entry 4 by Oldgirl58 at Chermside, Queensland Australia on Saturday, May 18, 2019
Loved this book. Highly recommend it

Journal Entry 5 by Oldgirl58 at Chermside, Queensland Australia on Saturday, May 18, 2019

Released 6 days ago (5/18/2019 UTC) at Chermside, Queensland Australia


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