Fredrik Backman
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Fredrik Backman

Fredrik Backman is a Swedish blogger, columnist and author. His debut novel A MAN CALLED OVE was a number 1 bestseller across Scandinavia, has sold over one million copies worldwide, was a Richard & Judy summer read in the UK and an instant New York Times paperback bestseller, and has been made into an acclaimed film. Fredrik's subsequent novels, MY GRANDMOTHER SENDS HER REGARDS AND APOLOGISES and BRITT-MARIE WAS HERE, also went straight to number 1 in Sweden on publication.

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Best Sellers

    • A Man Called Ove

    • By: Fredrik Backman
    • Narrated by: Joan Walker
    • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,961
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,806
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,810

    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....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • All you need is Ove

    • By Kaggy on 22-09-14

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Beartown

    • By: Fredrik Backman
    • Narrated by: John Sackville
    • Length: 13 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 322
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 301
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 300

    Beartown is a small town in a large Swedish forest. For most of the year it is under a thick blanket of snow, experiencing the kind of cold and dark that brings people closer together - or pulls them apart....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Learnt a lot about ice hockey!

    • By elaine blaus on 01-09-17

    Regular price: £23.99

    • My Grandmother Sends Her Regards and Apologises

    • By: Fredrik Backman
    • Narrated by: Joan Walker
    • Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 899
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 828
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 829

    Granny has been telling fairy tales for as long as Elsa can remember. In the beginning they were only to make Elsa go to sleep....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • wonderfully engaging, great story well read.

    • By Catherine Smith on 27-08-15

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Things My Son Needs to Know About the World

    • By: Fredrik Backman
    • Narrated by: Santino Fontana
    • Length: 3 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    Things My Son Needs to Know About the World is a tender and funny series of letters from a father to his son about one of life's most daunting experiences: parenthood....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Much of the parenting advice rings true

    • By K. J. Noyes on 27-07-19

    Regular price: £17.99

    • Britt-Marie Was Here

    • By: Fredrik Backman
    • Narrated by: Joan Walker
    • Length: 9 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 377
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 354
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 353

    For as long as anyone can remember, Britt-Marie has been an acquired taste. It's not that she's judgmental or fussy or difficult - she just expects things to be done in a certain way....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enchanting

    • By Amazon Customer on 13-11-16

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Us Against You

    • By: Fredrik Backman
    • Narrated by: John Sackville
    • Length: 13 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 129
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 121
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120

    What was once a friendly rivalry with the neighbouring town is beginning to turn sinister and Beartown braces itself for another tragic blow....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • part 2 of Beartown

    • By PT on 16-08-19

    Regular price: £23.99

    • Ein Mann namens Ove

    • By: Fredrik Backman
    • Narrated by: Heikko Deutschmann
    • Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Ove ist der Nachbar aus der Hölle: Jeden Morgen macht er seine Kontrollrunde, schreibt Falschparker auf, räumt Fahrräder an ihren Platz....

    Regular price: £18.19

    • The Deal of a Lifetime

    • By: Fredrik Backman
    • Narrated by: Santino Fontana
    • Length: 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    The father has a story he needs to share before it's too late. As he tells his son about a courageous little girl lying in a hospital bed a few miles away, he reveals even more about himself - his past regrets, his hopes for the future....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Poor

    • By Laura on 04-12-18

    Regular price: £7.99

    • Kleine Stadt der großen Träume

    • Beartown 1
    • By: Fredrik Backman
    • Narrated by: Heikko Deutschmann
    • Length: 15 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Wer glaubt noch an Björnstad? Es liegt viel zu weit hinter den dunklen Wäldern im Norden. Doch die Menschen hier halten zusammen...

    Regular price: £21.69

    • Oma lässt grüßen und sagt, es tut ihr leid

    • By: Fredrik Backman
    • Narrated by: Heikko Deutschmann
    • Length: 14 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    "Versprich mir, dass du mich noch lieb hast, wenn du erfährst, wer ich gewesen bin. Und versprich mir, auf das Schloss aufzupassen. Und auf deine Freunde."...

    Regular price: £21.69

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