The<b> international phenomenon</b>: quirky and bittersweet, heartbreaking yet outrageously funny. Perfect for fans of Rachel Joyce's <i><b>The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry</b> </i>and Jonas Jonasson's <i><b>The 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out of a Window and Disappeared</b></i>.
<p><b>The million-copy bestselling phenomenon, Fredrik Backman's heartwarming debut is a funny, moving, uplifting tale of love and community that will leave you with a spring in your step. </b>Perfect for fans of Rachel Joyce's <b><i>The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, </i>Graeme Simsion's<i> The Rosie Project and </i>David Nicholl's<i> US.</i></b></p><p><b><i>New York Times </i>bestseller</b><br /><b></b><br /><b></b><b>'Warm, funny, and almost unbearably moving' <i>Daily Mail</i></b><br /><b></b><br /><b>'Rescued all those men who constantly mean to read novels but never get round to it' <i>Spectator</i> Books of the Year</b></p><p>At first sight, Ove is almost certainly the grumpiest man you will ever meet. He thinks himself surrounded by idiots - neighbours who can't reverse a trailer properly, joggers, shop assistants who talk in code, and the perpetrators of the vicious <i>coup d'etat</i> that ousted him as Chairman of the Residents' Association. He will persist in making his daily inspection rounds of the local streets.</p><p>But isn't it rare, these days, to find such old-fashioned clarity of belief and deed? Such unswerving conviction about what the world should be, and a lifelong dedication to making it just so?</p><p>In the end, you will see, there is something about Ove that is quite irresistible...</p>