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Fredrik Backman

Book Review: Us Against You by Fredrik Backman

Book reviews By April 24, 2019 Tags: , , , 2 Comments

Fredrick Backman’s Beartown was a firm favourite* among the books I read last year, so I was very happy to see him return to that ice hockey town in a large Swedish forest in Us Against You.  Can a broken town survive a second tragedy? By the time the last goal is scored, someone in Beartown will be dead ….


Book Review: Beartown by Fredrik Backman

Book reviews By August 15, 2018 Tags: , , 1 Comment

I’ve had three of Fredrik Backman’s books waiting patiently on my bookshelves for a while now. Not one of those was Beartown but when one of the book groups I’m in chose it as this month’s read, Beartown became my first Backman. In a large Swedish forest Beartown hides a dark secret . . . Cut-off from everywhere else it experiences the kind…

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