5 edition of Benny & shrimp found in the catalog.
Translated from the Swedish.
|Other titles||Benny and shrimp|
|Statement||by Katarina Mazetti ; translated by Sarah Death.|
|Series||Kennebec Large Print superior collection|
|LC Classifications||PT9876.23.A87 B46 2009b|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2009025630|
The answer lies in the story of Shrimp, a young widowed librarian with a sharp intellect and a home so tidy that her jam jars are in alphabetical order; Benny, a gentle, overworked milk farmer who fears becoming the village's Old Bachelor; and an unlikely love that should not be as . Shrimp, a childless young widow and librarian, meets Benny, an overworked milk farmer who fears becoming an old bachelor. Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.
Benny and Shrimp, by Katarina Mazetti An unforgettable book about a romance between a reserved librarian and a really reserved farmer. It’s a tough call to pick just one romance for your tiny house, but this one is a strong contender. If anyone knows when . It started in a cemetery, where they begrudgingly share a bench. "Shrimp," the childless young widow and librarian with a sharp intellect and a home so tidy that her jam jars are in alphabetical order, meets Benny, the gentle, overworked milk farmer who fears becoming the village's Old Bachelor.
Benny is tending his mother’s monstrously ornate grave in a Swedish cemetery; Desirée is sitting beside her husband’s tastefully understated slab. Thus begins a hopelessly incompatible relationship between a dairy farmer who favors women in lipstick and high heels, and a pale (hence the nickname Shrimp) devotee of opera and aromatherapy. Benny & Shrimp () About book: Don't be deterred by the title, this is chick lit for grown ups, it is about modern passion backed against the harsh reality of day to day life. Have you ever imagined a passion developing between a farmer, bound to his farm by his 24 cows and a librarian?
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Benny & Shrimp is the story of two thirty-something misfits. Benny is a Swedish cow milk farmer who has never married. Desiree, A.K.A. Shrimp is a thirty-something, plain Jane librarian who dresses in beige and lives an organized life in her sterile apartment/5(). "Benny & Shrimp is offbeat, charming and fun - and also seriously addictive.
Katarina Mazetti understands that crazy little thing called love!"-Claire Cook, author of Must Love Dogs and The Wildwater Walking Club "A charming and funny love story, /5(46).
In Benny and Shrimp, Katarina Mazetti allows her two characters to speak for themselves in alternating chapters, giving readers an intimate look inside the minds of two people as they struggle to bridge the gap between their separate worlds for the sake of true love.
The farmer and the librarian could be two figures in a pastoral fable, but Author: Katarina Mazetti. Benny & Shrimp: A Novel - Kindle edition by Mazetti, Katarina, Sarah Death.
Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Benny & Shrimp: A Novel/5(46). Benny & Shrimp by Katarina Mazetti available in Trade Paperback onalso read synopsis and reviews. An international sensation, this addictively readable tale asks the question: Why is it so /5(6).
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If you like an offbeat love story, however, this one is as sweet and unexpected as the wild strawberries Shrimp glimpses in Benny’s smile. The second book is the first in a projected : Marjorie Kehe. Benny & Shrimp is my new favorite book of It is an amazing story of love and compromise.
I instantly fell in love with Benny and although Desiree seemed a little to hard-headed for me at first she also became a cherished character for me/5. Benny & Shrimp: A Novel by Katarina Mazetti and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Benny & Shrimp (Paperback) By Katarina Mazetti, Sarah Death (Translator) Penguin Books,pp.
Publication Date: J Other Editions of This Title: Paperback, Large Print, Large Print (11/1/). Set against a charming Swedish backdrop, Benny & Shrimp is a quirky, humorous tale, beautifully told, in which Katarina Mazetti breathes new life into the age-old conundrum that is love I must admit that I really enjoyed this book.
Benny & Shrimp by Katarina Mazetti is almost certainly a book I would not have picked up, would never have heard of, if I hadn’t one day wandered into a bookstore that I rarely visit and found it on the Staff Recommendations shelf.
I was in fact more intrigued by the novel’s country of origin (Sweden) than its description of a love story. Benny & Shrimp has sold more thancopies in her native Sweden. Katarina Mazetti began her career as a teacher and later moved into broadcast journalism.
She is a prize-nominated author, commentator, musician, poet, and the producer of “Freja”, a program for women on Swedish radio/5(). KATARINA MAZETTI was nominated for the Prix Cevennes in France in and has worked as a journalist, teacher, and author of books for readers of all ages.
For twenty years she lived on a small farm in northern Sweden, an experience that became the basis for "Benny & Shrimp," her first adult novel, which was adapted into an award-winning film.
Katarina Mazetti has 68 books on Goodreads with ratings. Katarina Mazetti’s most popular book is Benny & Shrimp. Get this from a library. Benny & Shrimp. [Katarina Mazetti; Sarah Death] -- Why is it so impossible to get a relationship between two middle-aged misfits to work.
The answer lies in the story of Shrimp, a young widowed librarian with a sharp intellect and a home so tidy that. Benny & Shrimp: A Novel by Mazetti, Katarina and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Benny & Shrimp.
by Katarina Mazetti, translated by Sarah Death. pp, Short Books, £ Nearly half a million Swedes bought Katarina Mazetti's new romance, which now leads Short Books. Praise “Benny & Shrimp is offbeat, charming and fun – and also seriously addictive. Katarina Mazetti understands that crazy little thing called love!”-Claire Cook, author of Must Love Dogs and The Wildwater Walking Club “A charming and funny love story, about two lonely people on the brink of middle age.”.
Get this from a library! Benny & Shrimp. [Katarina Mazetti; Sarah Death] -- Why is it so impossible to get a relationship to work between two mature single people, driven by an enormous longing and loudly ticking biological clocks? Especially when they are struck by a.“Benny & Shrimp is offbeat, charming and fun - and also seriously addictive.
Katarina Mazetti understands that crazy little thing called love!” — Claire Cook author of Must Love Dogs and The Wildwater Walking Club on Benny & Shrimp. ISBN: Buy the book. Benny & Shrimp.Benny & Shrimp is an offbeat, fun, romp in the hay love story!
I absolutely loved this book! In alternating chapters Benny and Shrimp each take turns telling their story from their own perspective. And it is a /5(39).