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Anxious People: The No. 1 New York Times bestseller, now a Netflix TV Series

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Estimated delivery date 2022/10/05
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Author: Backman Fredrik

Brand: Penguin

Color: Blue

Package Dimensions: 32x195x290

Number Of Pages: 416

Release Date: 10-10-2021

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**NOW A NETFLIX TV SERIES**’A brilliant and comforting read’ MATT HAIG’Funny, compassionate and wise. An absolute joy’ A.J. PEARCE’A surefooted insight into the absurdity, beauty and ache of life’ GUARDIAN’I laughed, I sobbed, I recommended it to literally everyone I know’ BUZZFEED’Captures the messy essence of being human’ WASHINGTON POSTThe funny, touching and unpredictable No. 1 New York Times bestseller from the 15 million copy internationally bestselling author of A Man Called Ove_______It’s New Year’s Eve and House Tricks estate agents are hosting an open viewing in an up-market apartment when an incompetent bank robber rushes in and politely takes everyone hostage.For Anna-Lena and Roger, busy buying-up apartments to fill the hole in their marriage, it’s something else to talk about.For Julia and Ro, panicky parents-to-be, it’s yet another worry.Lonely bank manager Zara only came here for the view.While 87-year-old grandmother Estelle seems rather pleased by the company . . .As the police gather outside, the anxious strangers huddled within try to make the best of a very sticky situation – but could it be that they have a whole lot more in common than meets the eye?_______Readers are loving Anxious People!’Backman never disappoints . . . heartwarming and multi layered’ 5***** READER REVIEW’As always Backman manages to delight . . . a really satisfying ending that makes you feel better about the world’ 5***** READER REVIEW’A wonderfully unusual tale, told with flair and finesse that is so wonderful it is sure to cure everything that ails you. Don’t miss out on this beautiful book’ 5***** READER REVIEW ‘This novel is about humanity at its most raw and at its most wonderful and I LOVED it!’ 5***** READER REVIEW
Review
A brilliant and comforting read — Matt Haig

I laughed, I sobbed, I recommended it to literally everyone I know ―
Buzzfeed

Funny, compassionate and
wise . . .
an absolute joy — AJ Pearce, bestselling author of
Dear Mrs Bird

Captures the messy essence of being human. It’s
clever and affecting, as likely to make you laugh out loud as it is to make you cry ―
Washington Post

I loved this book.
Funny, sad, clever, insightful, surprising and
hopeful. Brilliant in every way — Sarah Morgan, bestselling author of
One Summer in Paris

A satisfying remedy for pandemic anxiety . . . It’s laugh-out-loud funny and will help restore your faith in humanity ―
Independent Daily Edition

Witty, observant, and unpredictable . . . darkly humorous ―
Nouse

’19 New Books to Read in September’ ―
E! Online

Another smash hit . . . With Backman’s stunning characters combined with a closed-room mystery, this has all of the ingredients for a novel all your friends will be talking about — Shane Mullen ―
Ebene Magazine

A surprisingly sweet tale. It’s
the perfect balance of heartwarming and heart-wrenching, and Fredrik Backman […] has a way of simply yet elegantly describing relationships.
We can all be idiots, but we’re still all human beings worthy of connection and love ―
National Public Radio Book Concierge

Endearing . . . A surefooted insight into the absurdity, beauty and ache of life ―
Guardian

A master of writing delightful, insightful, soulful, character-driven narratives.
He writes so humorously and poignantly about life, marriage, parenthood, love and death ―
USA Today

A
quirky, big-hearted novel.
Wry, wise, and often laugh-out-loud funny, it’s
a wholly original story that delivers pure pleasure ―
People

An
endlessly entertaining mood booster ―
Real Simple

This book
examines how a shared event can change the course of many lives at once. And if you like strongly drawn characters and a mix of humor and heartbreak, this one’s for you ―
The Skimm

A witty, lighthearted romp…Backman charms ―
Publishers Weekly

A deeply funny and warm examination of how individual experiences can bring a random group of people together. Backman reveals each character’s many imperfec

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