In this novel by Fredrik Backman, we follow the story of a man named Ove who is dealing with a lot of personal and emotional pain. He’s an anxious person, and his life is full of struggles. But despite all of these challenges, he still tries to find happiness and purpose in life. This book is heartbreaking yet beautiful, and it will stay with you long after you finish reading it.
For who is this book for ?
This book is perfect for anyone who enjoys a good, emotional read. It’s beautifully written and will make you think about life in a new way.
- The story is relatable and easy to connect with
- The writing is poetic and beautiful
- It provides a fresh perspective on life
- It’s depressing
- It can be slow at times
- The ending is a little ambiguous
Learn more about the author
Fredrik Backman is a Swedish author who has written several bestselling novels. His books have been translated into more than 35 languages, and Anxious People is his latest work.
“This may be one of the best books I have ever read. It is laugh out loud funny, yet poignant and deeply moving.”
“An amazing read – full of emotion and humor. Ove is a character you will love, hate, laugh with and feel sorry for, but you will never forget him.”
“An absolutely incredible book – one of the best I’ve ever read. The characters are so rich and real that you can’t help but feel like you know them, and Backman’s writing is stunning.”
“Backman has a way of taking everyday life and shining a light on the hidden beauty within it.”