Happy Days of the Grump by Tuomas Kyrö


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Happy Days of the Grump

My grateful thanks to Imogen at Bonnier Zaffre for sending me a copy of Tuomas Kyrö’s Happy Days of the Grump for review.

Happy Days of the Grump was published by Manilla, an imprint of Bonnier Zaffre, on 21st September 2017 and is available for purchase here.

Happy Days of the Grump

Happy Days of the Grump

Maybe there’s a little grump in all of us . . .

The Grump, at eighty years old, is more focused on death than life; building his own coffin and keen to write his will in ink – who can trust technology, after all? – he knows that everything was much better in the old days.

But when the Grump finds himself in hospital after falling down his basement steps, his life passes before his eyes. Thinking of the people closest to him and reflecting on the changes society has brought about, he realises he must come to…

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