A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman


Backman introduces us to the short tempered grumpy old man Ove Lindahl, drawing us into his reclusive world, after the death of his wife Sonja. Slowly but shortly through the random meetings of neighbours and acquaintances and a stubborn stray cat Ove is drawn back into a community and the world in general.

A very touching read that skilfully demonstrates the effect we all have on each other’s lives.


You can reserve a copy online at South Dublin Libraries’ catalogue here.

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