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About the Author

Margareta Magnusson is a Swedish author, based in Stockholm, but has lived all over the world. She is a graduate of Beckman College of Design. Her work has been exhibited in galleries from Hong Kong to Singapore. Her debut book, The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning, has become a 2018 New York mostrar mais Times Bestseller. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

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Conhecimento Comum

Data de nascimento
1934
Sexo
female
Nacionalidade
Sweden
Local de nascimento
Gothenburg, Sweden
Locais de residência
Stockholm, Sweden
Educação
Beckman's College of Design
Ocupação
artist
illustrator

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this was cute and very enjoyable. Margareta Magnusson seems like a lady that i would love to get coffee with and just pick away at her brain. she recounts stories from her life and ties them back to larger pieces of wisdom relevant to living well as you get older. she covers the serious (death, xenophobia) and the light (eating chocolate, wearing stripes) and the ridiculous (pirates!). the stories are concise, often humorous and relevant to the larger point in each chapter. in this sense it’s more memoir than other research-laden non-fiction books on aging. it was just really fun to read… (mais)
 
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Ellen-Simon | outras 5 resenhas | Apr 26, 2024 |
Absolutely delightful. Not a how-to book. Feels like a visit with a witty, interesting, young-at-heart elder who loves to tell stories about her life. I listened to the audiobook, which was excellent.
 
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Laura400 | outras 46 resenhas | Dec 30, 2023 |
This really should have been a short essay instead of a 117-page book that sells for $19.

It's very repetitive, and the author rambles a lot, including various stories about her family that added nothing to the "book."

It is most definitely not a how-to, despite what the back cover claims.

The message is a good one, though: Declutter and organize now, because you'll die eventually, and no one else will enjoy doing your chores for you.

There are a couple minor swear words, and weird sexual references that were clearly unnecessary. The author is not a Christian, so various unbiblical ideas are referenced, also.… (mais)
 
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RachelRachelRachel | outras 46 resenhas | Nov 21, 2023 |

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Obras
5
Membros
965
Popularidade
#26,684
Avaliação
½ 3.4
Resenhas
53
ISBNs
44
Idiomas
8

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