A Man Called Ove
by Fredrik Backman
OVE IS ALMOST certainly the grumpiest man you will ever meet. He thinks that he is surrounded by idiots – joggers, neighbours who can’t reverse a trailer properly, and shop assistants who speak in code. But isn’t it rare these days to find such old-fashioned clarity of belief and deed? Such unswerving conviction about what the world should be and a life-long dedication to making it just so?