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Fredrik Backman - Author


Fredrik Backman is a Swedish blogger, columnist and author. His debut novel A Man Called Ove was a number 1 bestseller across Scandinavia, has sold over one million copies worldwide, was a Richard & Judy summer read in the UK and an instant New York Times paperback bestseller, and has been made into an acclaimed film. Fredrik's subsequent novels, My Grandmother Sends Her Regards and Apologises and Britt-Marie Was Here, also went straight to number 1 in Sweden on publication.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Fredrik Backman

Britt-Marie Was Here by Fredrik Backman
Reader Reviewed Britt-Marie Was Here
Fredrik Backman
One of our Books of the Year 2016. The publisher’s blurb for this quirky novel certainly drew me to it especially since I am an enormous fan of his first, A Man Called Ove. I’m afraid I didn’t read...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/11/2016
Britt-Marie Was Here by Fredrik Backman
Reader Reviewed Britt-Marie Was Here
Fredrik Backman
July 2016 Book of the Month. The publisher’s blurb for this quirky novel certainly drew me to it especially since I am an enormous fan of his first, A Man Called Ove. I’m afraid I...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/07/2016
My Grandmother Sends Her Regards and Apologises by Fredrik Backman
Reader Reviewed My Grandmother Sends Her Regards and Apologises
Fredrik Backman
April 2016 Book of the Month. Totally and utterly and completely gorgeous in every way, the thought of having to put this...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/04/2016
My Grandmother Sends Her Regards and Apologises by Fredrik Backman
Reader Reviewed My Grandmother Sends Her Regards and Apologises
Fredrik Backman
June 2015 Book of the Month. Totally and utterly and completely gorgeous in every way, the thought of having to put this book down for even a second is inconceivable. The first...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/06/2015
A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
Reader Reviewed A Man Called Ove
Fredrik Backman
59-year old Ove is quite possibly one of the grumpiest people you’ll meet but, he has been an upstanding pillar of the community for decades. The last six months have taken their toll and he decides perhaps that life is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/05/2015
A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
Reader Reviewed A Man Called Ove
Fredrik Backman
One of the Top 10 books in the Lovereading Readers’ Choice Book of the Year 2014. One of our Books of the Year 2014. 59-year old Ove is quite possibly one of the grumpiest people you’ll meet but, he has...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/07/2014

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