Britt-Marie Was Here Setting

Fredrik Backman
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Unemployment Office

The unemployment office is the place where Britt-Marie goes to register for a job. This is the opening setting of the novel.

Borg

Borg is the small, dying village to which Britt-Marie is sent to work for three-weeks as the caretaker of the recreation center. The village is described as having a road that runs through it that leads in both directions away from the town. There are few businesses open in the village. Many of the homes there are for sale.

Recreation Center

The recreation center is the place that Britt-Marie was hired to work for three weeks before it was scheduled to close. It is at this recreation center that the children gather to watch soccer games on television. The parking lot of this center is the place where the children practice soccer since the village’s soccer field was sold.

The Corner Shop/Pizzeria/Car Workshop/Post Office

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