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Anxious People

ISBN 
9780718186623
Format 
Trade Paperback
Recommended Price 
R310.00
Published 
October 2020
About the book: 
The author of A Man Called Ove  is back with a riotous comedy about a hostage-situation at a Swedish apartment viewing
 
In a small town in Sweden it appears to be an ordinary day. But look more closely, and you'll see a mysterious masked figure approaching a bank...
 
Two hours later, chaos has descended. A bungled attempted robbery has developed into a hostage situation - and the offender is refusing to communicate their demands to the police.
 
Within the building, fear quickly turns to irritation for the seven strangers trapped inside. If this is to be their last day on earth, shouldn't it be a bit more dramatic?
 
But as the minutes tick by, they begin to suspect that the criminal mastermind holding them hostage might be more in need of rescuing than they are...
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About the Author
Fredrik Backman is the New York Times  bestselling author of the novels A Man Called OveMy Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry,  Britt-Marie Was HereAnd Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer,  Beartown,  and  The Deal of a Lifetime.  His books are being published around the world in more than thirty-five languages. He lives in Stockholm, Sweden, with his wife and two children.
 

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