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A Man Called Ove

(2014)
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Ove is almost certainly the grumpiest man you will ever meet. He isn't as young as he used to be. He drives a Saab. He points at people he doesn't like the look of. He is described by those around his as 'the neighbour from hell'.Every morning he makes his inspection rounds of the local streets. He moves bicycles and checks the contents of recycling bins, even though it's been years since he was fired as Chairman of the Residents' Association in a vicious 'coup d'etat'.

But behind the surly pedant there is a story, and a sadness. And when on a November morning his new (foreign) neighbours in the terraced house opposite accidentally flatten Ove's letterbox, it sets off a comical and heart-warming tale of unexpected friendship which will change one man - and one community - from their very foundations. Quirky and bittersweet, heartbreaking yet outrageously funny, A Man Called Ove is a life-affirming fable for our times.

Genre: Literary Fiction
 
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Used availability for Fredrik Backman's A Man Called Ove


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Hardback Editions

June 2015 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: A Man Called Ove (Large Print Edition)
Author(s): Fredrik Backman
ISBN: 1-871510-55-4 / 978-1-871510-55-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Large Print Bookshop
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May 2015 : USA Library Binding
thumbTitle: A Man Called Ove
Author(s): Fredrik Backman
ISBN: 0-606-38983-0 / 978-0-606-38983-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Turtleback Books
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October 2014 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: A Man Called Ove (Thorndike Press Large Print Core Series)
Author(s): Fredrik Backman
ISBN: 1-4104-7292-2 / 978-1-4104-7292-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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July 2014 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: A Man Called Ove
Author(s): Fredrik Backman
ISBN: 1-4447-7579-0 / 978-1-4447-7579-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sceptre
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

July 2014 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: A Man Called Ove: A Novel
Author(s): Fredrik Backman
ISBN: 1-4767-3801-7 / 978-1-4767-3801-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Atria Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

June 2017 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: A Man Called Ove
Author(s): Fredrik Backman
ISBN: 1-4736-7074-8 / 978-1-4736-7074-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sceptre
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

May 2015 : UK Mass Market Paperback
thumbTitle: A Man Called Ove
Author(s): Fredrik Backman
ISBN: 1-4736-1634-4 / 978-1-4736-1634-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sceptre
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

March 2016 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: A Man Called Ove (Thorndike Press Large Print Core)
Author(s): Fredrik Backman
ISBN: 1-59413-983-0 / 978-1-59413-983-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Large Print Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

June 2015 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: A Man Called Ove (Large Print Edition)
Author(s): Fredrik Backman
ISBN: 1-871510-56-2 / 978-1-871510-56-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Large Print Bookshop
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

May 2015 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: A Man Called Ove
Author(s): Fredrik Backman
ISBN: 1-4447-7581-2 / 978-1-4447-7581-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sceptre
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May 2015 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: A Man Called Ove: A Novel
Author(s): Fredrik Backman
ISBN: 1-4767-3802-5 / 978-1-4767-3802-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Washington Square Press
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July 2014 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: A Man Called Ove
Author(s): Fredrik Backman
ISBN: 1-4447-7580-4 / 978-1-4447-7580-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sceptre
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

August 2014 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: A Man Called Ove
Author(s): Fredrik Backman
Publisher: Dreamscape Media, LLC
Availability: Amazon   

July 2014 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: A Man Called Ove
Author(s): Fredrik Backman
ISBN: 1-62923-980-1 / 978-1-62923-980-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dreamscape Media
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July 2014 : USA MP3 CD
thumbTitle: A Man Called Ove
Author(s): Fredrik Backman
ISBN: 1-62923-984-4 / 978-1-62923-984-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dreamscape Media
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July 2014 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: A Man Called Ove
Author(s): Fredrik Backman
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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July 2014 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: A Man Called Ove
Author(s): Fredrik Backman
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

July 2014 : USA Kindle edition
thumbTitle: A Man Called Ove: A Novel
Author(s): Fredrik Backman
Publisher: Atria Books
Availability: Amazon   

July 2014 : Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: A Man Called Ove
Author(s): Fredrik Backman
Publisher: Sceptre
Availability: Amazon CA   

July 2014 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: A Man Called Ove
Author(s): Fredrik Backman
Publisher: Sceptre
Availability: Amazon UK   


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