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Friday, March 25, 2016

Book Beginnings: A Man Called Ove


Book Beginnings on Friday is a meme hosted by Gilion at Rose City Reader. Anyone can participate; just share the opening sentence of your current read, making sure that you include the title and author so others know what you're reading.

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman, translated by Henning Koch

"Ove is fifty-nine."

And he's in an Apple store, where being 59 puts one at a distinct disadvantage. And honestly, Ove acts more like he's 79 for most of the book. There are times when it's shocking when you remember how old he is.

1 comment:

Heather Fineisen said...

I've heard good things about this book.Happy reading!