Anxious People: A Novel PDF

Title Anxious People: A Novel
Author Fredrik Backman
Publisher Atria Books
Category Friendship Fiction
Released Date 2020-09-07
Language English
Format EPUB / PDF
Pages 406
Total Downloads 143,787
Total Views 575,205
Rating
5/5 (298 ratings)

Summary

Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller



A People Book of the Week, Book of the Month Club selection, and Best of Fall in Good Housekeeping, PopSugar, The Washington Post, New York Post, Shondaland, CNN, and more!



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



From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove comes a charming, poignant novel about a crime that never took place, a would-be bank robber who disappears into thin air, and eight extremely anxious strangers who find they have more in common than they ever imagined.

Looking at real estate isn’t usually a life-or-death situation, but an apartment open house becomes just that when a failed bank robber bursts in and takes a group of strangers hostage. The captives include a recently retired couple who relentlessly hunt down fixer-uppers to avoid the painful truth that they can’t fix their own marriage. There’s a wealthy bank director who has been too busy to care about anyone else and a young couple who are about to have thei...


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sjwood29

5/5
Simply wonderful story about human frailties and finding joy in one’s existence.

nancy

5/5
I love a book that has non formula characters. This is it. This books raises your understanding of desperation, depression and chaos. Uplifting! I can’t stop thinking about it.

evgeniya

5/5
Great story about a bank robber and a hostage situation.