Thursday, February 9, 2017

A Man Called Ove

Book Menu for A Man Called Ove: A Novel by Fredrik Backman

ISBN of edition I read: 9781476738024 (trade paperback)

Food mentioned in A Man Called Ove:

Coffee, 5,9, 11, 23, 25, 91-92, 140, 212, 217, 249
   253, 259-260, 283, 292, 330
      Espresso, 13
      Latte, 249
Rice with Saffron & Chicken, 21-22, 307
Pilsner, 38, 43
Sausages & potatoes, 39, 73, 90, 131
Cookies, 58
Whiskey, 81, 243, 245, 256, 305, 309
Apple pie, 89-90
Sausage sandwich, 164
Bananas, 178
French fries, 209-210
Lemonade, 236
Croissants, 247
Eggs, 259
Meat, potatoes, & gravy, 307
Ice cream, 259
   Chocolate ice cream, 331
Toast, 282
Birthday cake, 321

Books/Authors mentioned in A Man Called Ove:
The Chronicles of Narnia, 27
Shakespeare, 151, 204, 227, 311
Ernest Hemingway, 152
   The Old Man and The Sea, 153

Television programs mentioned in A Man Called Ove:
Dexter, 61

Libraries mentioned in A Man Called Ove:
p. 152-153: "[Sonya's] father had never bothered with books, but when his daughter sat reading the newspaper at the age of five he wasn't so stupid that he tried to avoid doing something about it. 'A girl can't read shit like that: she'll lose her head,' he stated as he pushed her towards the library counter in the village. The old librarian didn't quite know what he meant by that, but there was no doubt about the girl's quite outstanding intellect.

The monthly trip to the grocery store simply had to be extended to a monthly trip to the library, the librarian and father decided together..."

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