Anxious People

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

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Publisher Description

The funny, touching and unpredictable No. 1 New York Times bestseller, now a major 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 POST

From the 18 million copy internationally bestselling author of A Man Called Ove
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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?
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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

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2020
20 August
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
416
Pages
PUBLISHER
Penguin Books Ltd
SIZE
3.9
MB

Customer Reviews

SueLovey ,

A fun, intuitive read

Once I got used to the writing style, and after the characters had stopped annoying me (which wasn’t too far in!) I really enjoyed this story and the insight the author gave into each of their feelings, worries and anxieties.

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