Britt-Marie Was Here

Britt-Marie Was Here

Book - 2016
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For as long as anyone can remember, Britt-Marie has been an acquired taste. It's not that she's judgemental, or fussy, or difficult - she just expects things to be done in a certain way. A cutlery drawer should be arranged in the right order, for example (forks, knives, then spoons). We're not animals, are we? But behind the passive-aggressive, socially awkward, absurdly pedantic busybody is a woman who has more imagination, bigger dreams and a warmer heart than anyone around her realizes. So when Britt-Marie finds herself unemployed, separated from her husband of 20 years, left to fend for herself in the miserable provincial backwater that is Borg - of which the kindest thing one can say is that it has a road going through it - and somehow tasked with running the local football team, she is a little unprepared. But she will learn that life may have more to offer her that she's ever realised, and love might be found in the most unexpected of places.
Publisher: London : 2016. Sceptre,
ISBN: 9781473617216
Branch Call Number: AF BACK

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Jan 22, 2017

As it would seem for me with all Fredrik Backman's books, it takes me a little to get into them. But it is well worth the effort. I would also suggest reading them in order. Certainly not necessary but it flows better.

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