By Fredrik Backman
The bestselling writer of A guy referred to as Ove and My Grandmother requested Me to inform You She’s Sorry returns with an impossible to resist novel approximately discovering love and moment probabilities within the very unlikely of places.
Britt-Marie can’t stand mess. A disorganized cutlery drawer ranks excessive on her checklist of unforgivable sins. She starts her day at 6 a.m., simply because merely lunatics get up later than that. and he or she isn't passive-aggressive. now not in the slightest degree. It's simply that usually humans interpret her beneficial feedback as criticisms, that's under no circumstances her purpose. She isn't really one to pass judgement on others—no subject how ill-mannered, unkempt, or morally suspect they could be.
But hidden contained in the socially awkward, fussy busybody is a lady who has extra imagination,bigger desires, and a hotter center that any one round her realizes.
When Britt-Marie walks out on her dishonest husband and has to fend for herself within the depressing backwater city of Borg—of which the kindest factor you can still say is that it has a street facing it—she is greater than a bit unprepared. hired because the caretaker of a soon-to-be demolished sport heart, the fastidious Britt-Marie has to deal with muddy flooring, unruly young ones, and a (literal) rat for a roommate. She unearths herself being drawn into the day-by-day doings of her fellow electorate, a wierd collection of miscreants, drunkards, layabouts—and a good-looking neighborhood policeman whose romantic attentions to Britt-Marie are as unmistakable as they're undesirable. such a lot alarming of all, she’s given the very unlikely job of prime the supremely untalented children’s football workforce to victory. during this small city of big-hearted misfits, can Britt-Marie discover a position the place she really belongs?
Funny and relocating, observant and humane, Britt-Marie was once Here celebrates the unforeseen friendships that adjust us eternally, and the facility of even the gentlest of spirits to make the area a greater position.
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Britt-Marie Was Here: A Novel by Fredrik Backman