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Fredrik Backman

Sweden (b.1981)

Fredrik Backman is a Swedish blogger and columnist. A Man Called Ove, his first novel, has sold more than 500,000 copies in its native country and has been published in more than twenty-five languages all over the world.


Genres: Literary Fiction
New Books
December 2022

The Beartown Trilogy
   1. Beartown (2017)
     aka The Scandal
   2. Us Against You (2018)
   3. The Winners (2022)
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(Jean Mickel Cardell, book 1)
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Welcome to the Pine Away Motel and Cabins (2020)
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The Survivors (2021)
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"You'll cry for these brothers: for the men they became, for the boys they were, for the innocence they lost. Alex Schulman will take you deep into an emotional labyrinth, exploring how we can spend our whole lives retelling the same childhood stories until all of a sudden we ask - Was that really what happened? By the end, you will feel as though you know Alex, because he writes as though he knows you."
The Trio (2022)
Johanna Hedman
"An absolutely fantastic debut novel."
Femicide (2022)
(Vanessa Frank, book 1)
Pascal Engman
"He never lets go of the reader's desire to know just how the hell this is going to go."

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