A Man Called Ove

  • Type: Books
  • By: Fredrik Backman
  • Age Category: Adults
  • Genre: General Fiction
  • Recommended by: Micki M.
  • ISBN/UPC: 9781476738017
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A book for anyone who loves the grumpy old man in their life.

This book started with a slightly dry voice, but I very quickly fell in love with the cantankerous main character, Ove, and his story as it unfolded. In fact, it was the characters as a whole that made me adore the story, from the neighbors to the people in Ove's past. Ove himself reminded me of my dad, and every other "old man" who shuffles around the house grumbling about the lights being left on, but surprises you daily with the glimpses of his golden heart (and . I was tearing up at the end, and closed the book with a full heart.