Name: 11 ANXIOUS PEOPLE by Fredrik Backman
Size: 2.69 MB
Title: Anxious People
Author: Fredrik Backman
Publisher: Atria Books
Total pages: 434
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove and "writer of astonishing depth" (The Washington Times) comes a poignant comedy 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.
Viewing an apartment normally doesn’t turn into a life-or-death situation, but this particular open house becomes just that when a failed bank robber bursts in and takes everyone in the apartment hostage. As the pressure mounts, the eight strangers slowly begin opening up to one another and reveal long-hidden truths.
First is Zara, a wealthy bank director who has been too busy to care about anyone else until tragedy changed her life. Now, she’s obsessed with visiting open houses to see how ordinary people live-and, perhaps, to set an old wrong to right. Then there’s Roger and Anna-Lena, an Ikea-addicted…