Fredrik Backman (born 2 June 1981) is a Swedish author, blogger, and columnist. who has written several novels. His debut novel, A Man Called Ove, was published in 2012 and became an international bestseller.
Backman’s second novel, My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry, was published in 2013. His third novel, Beartown, was published in 2016.
Backman’s novels have been translated into over thirty languages and his books have sold millions of copies worldwide.
In this article, we will be discussing books that are recommended by Fredrik Backman.
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens is one of the most popular holiday books of all time. The story follows Ebenezer Scrooge, a grumpy old man who hates Christmas.
On Christmas Eve, Scrooge is visited by three ghosts who show him the error of his ways. By the end of the story, Scrooge has learned the true meaning of Christmas and has become a kinder, more generous person.
This timeless tale has been adapted for stage and screen many times and continues to delight audiences of all ages.
Harry Potter: The Complete Series by J.K. Rowling
For the first time, all seven eBooks in the bestselling Harry Potter series are available in one box set! The Harry Potter series has sold more than 500 million copies worldwide and has been translated into more than 80 languages.
J.K. Rowling’s magical story of a young wizard, Harry Potter, has captured readers of all ages around the globe.
The eBook collection includes all seven titles in the series: Philosopher’s Stone, Chamber of Secrets, Prisoner of Azkaban, Goblet of Fire, Order of the Phoenix, Half-Blood Prince, and Deathly Hallows. This is the perfect gift for Harry Potter fans who want to relive the adventure or discover the series for the first time.
Shogun by James Clavell
In his masterpiece Shogun, James Clavell tells the story of John Blackthorne, an English pilot who becomes stranded in Japan in the early 1600s.
Although Blackthorne is initially an outsider in a strange and foreign land, he quickly adapts to Japanese culture and comes to understand the samurai way of life.
Shogun is not only an epic tale of adventure and intrigue but also a deeply moving story about the human capacity for love and forgiveness.
Clavell’s masterful storytelling transports readers to another time and place, making Shogun one of the most captivating novels ever written.
The Brothers Lionheart by Astrid Lindgren
Astrid Lindgren’s The Brothers Lionheart is a book about two brothers. This book is full of adventure, magic, and excitement.
If you don’t like this book, you just don’t understand anything. If you still haven’t read it, please do! (If you’re not a child anymore, it doesn’t matter.) Simply one of the best children’s books ever written.
It deals with some very serious issues in a truly admirable way and gives hope at the same time. Pure, honest, brave, and magical.
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy is a book by Douglas Adams. It was first published in 1979 and has sold over 15 million copies worldwide.
The book is about a character named Arthur Dent, who is rescued from Earth just before it is destroyed to make way for a hyperspace bypass.
Arthur then goes on a series of adventures with his friends Ford Prefect and Zaphod Beeblebrox. The book has been made into a radio series, TV series, stage show, and movie.
The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
In 1954, a little-known Oxford professor published a book that would go on to become one of the most beloved stories of all time. The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien is an epic fantasy adventure that has enthralled readers for generations.
Tolkien’s story follows a hobbit named Frodo Baggins as he embarks on a quest to destroy the One Ring, a powerful artifact that could be used to enslave all of Middle-earth.
Along the way, Frodo is joined by a Fellowship of brave companions, including the wizard Gandalf and the hobbits Samwise Gamgee, Merry Brandybuck, and Pippin Took.