At first sight, Britt-Marie is a fussy, passive-aggressive busybody. But hidden inside her is a woman who has bigger dreams and a warmer heart than anyone around her imagines.
When she finds herself alone for the first time in decades, she realizes she's spent her life making choices for the sake of other people. Is it too late for her to change? And in a small town of big-hearted misfits, can Britt-Marie find a place where she truly belongs?
'A brilliant mix of belly-laughs, profound insight and captivating events delivered [with] Backman's pitch-perfect dialogue and an unparalleled understanding of human nature.' Shelf Awareness
'Insightful and touching, this is a sweet and inspiring story ... Fans of Backman's will find another winner in these pages.' Publishers Weekly
'Impressive [and] heart-warming.' Literary Review
'An author who specialises in the unforgettable outdoes himself and in the process overshoots our rating system.... In the end 5*s are all I can offer but I feel that this is a novel that deserves many, many more.' Bookbag