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Britt-Marie Was Here
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August 1, 2018
Finish date
September 1, 2018

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Karen • The Book Return
Mar 28, 2016 rated it really liked it
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He's small and chubby and has a head of hair like a lawn the day after an impromptu barbecue.

Britt-Marie is originally a character from Fredrik Backman's book ' My Grandmother Asked Me To Tell You She's Sorry'. When Britt-Marie leaves her cheating husband to strike out on her own, she learns it's hard to start a new lief as a sixty-something woman.

Fredrik Backman writes the most amazing characters and Britt-Marie is one of his best. She is

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Bibliobabe
Jan 23, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A wonderful, moving, emotional story. Definitely read this with friends - you are really going to want to talk about it! BrittMarie is the definition of a flawed heroine, and the community of Borg is so much like most people - what you see at first is not all there is. This book will make you think for a long time on how much space is there in your soul to really change. Love it!
Jessica H
Aug 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Adorable, touching. Can't believe it was a translation as the language is so beautiful and poetic. A bit of an (uplifting) tearjerker in parts. 62 year old Britt-Marie is starting over in the destitute town of Borg. It's just what they both needed.
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