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  • A Man Called Ove

  • By: Fredrik Backman
  • Narrated by: George Newbern
  • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 61,255
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 56,058
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 55,960

Meet Ove. He's a curmudgeon - the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars caught outside his bedroom window. He has staunch principles, strict routines, and a short fuse. People call him "the bitter neighbor from hell". But behind the cranky exterior there is a story and a sadness.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I Laughed and I Cried

  • By Bill on 08-22-15

Deliciously Sarcastic

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-18-18

I loved everything about this book. Ove is such a lovable and funny curmudgeon. The dry sarcasm is a delight. And the reader is perfection. 90% of my reading is nonfiction because I’m not usually engaged by fiction but this book was wonderful.

  • Silent Child

  • Audible's Thriller of 2017
  • By: Sarah A. Denzil
  • Narrated by: Joanne Froggatt
  • Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,701
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,941
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,897

In the summer of 2006, Emma Price watched helplessly as her six-year-old son's red coat was fished out of the River Ouse. It was the tragic story of the year - a little boy, Aiden, wandered away from school during a terrible flood, fell into the river, and drowned. His body was never recovered. Ten years later Emma has finally rediscovered the joy in life...until Aiden returns.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Joanne Froggatt 💕

  • By Anonymous User on 09-06-17

Totally implausible story line

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-16-17

This audio book was performed brilliantly by Joanne Froggatt from Downton Abbey. I thought I'd love the book. BUT . . . the first half is terribly slow and evolves into the most implausible story line. Don't bother with this book.

17 of 22 people found this review helpful