Us Against You: From The New York Times Bestselling Author of A Man Called Ove and Beartown Paperback – 21 May 2019
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I utterly believed in the residents of Beartown, and felt ripped apart by the events in the book -- Jojo Moyes, bestselling author of Me Before You
Surrounded by impenetrable forests, it recreates the stifling atmosphere of a dying community. This is a mature, compassionate novel, The Sunday Times
Backman can tickle the funny bone and tug on the heart strings when he needs to, and is a clever enough storyteller to not overindulge in either, Independent
As popular Swedish exports go, Backman is up there with ABBA and Stieg Larsson., The New York Times Book Review
Friday Night Lights for Swedes, O Magazine
A kind of problem play that moves extremely skilfully near the melodramatic without derailing. Its originality is substantial and the book credibly conveys the dual faces of everyday life. An impressive novel, like no other, BTJ, Sweden
Praise for Us Against You, -
A story about families, about friendship and loyalty, inequality, female vulnerability, male back-slapping, and parenthood ... No person's story is too little to be told, Backman includes them all. A novel with a big heart, Jönköpings-Posten, Sweden
Evident in all [Backman] novels is an apparent ability to state a truth about humanity with breathtaking elegance, Kirkus Reviews
About the Author
Fredrik Backman is the Number One New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove - now in development as a major motion picture starring Tom Hanks. His subsequent fiction includes My Grandmother Sends Her Regards and Apologises, Britt-Marie Was Here, Beartown and Us Against You. Beartown is being adapted for HBO by the team behind The Bridge. He is also the author of two novellas: And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and The Deal of a Lifetime.
Fredrik Backman's books are published in more than forty countries and have sold over 10 million copies. He lives in Stockholm, Sweden, with his wife and two children.
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- Paperback : 432 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1405930233
- Item Weight : 298 g
- ISBN-13 : 978-1405930239
- Product Dimensions : 12.9 x 2.6 x 19.8 cm
- Publisher : Penguin (21 May 2019)
- Language: : English
- Best Sellers Rank: #43,709 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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