Skip to main content
PBS logo

Search - Benny & Shrimp

Benny & Shrimp
Benny Shrimp
Author: Katarina Mazetti
An international sensation, this addictively readable tale asks the question: 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 her jam jars are in alphabetical order; Benny, a gentle, overworked m...  more »
Info icon
ISBN-13: 9780143115991
ISBN-10: 0143115995
Publication Date: 7/28/2009
Pages: 224
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.

3.3 stars, based on 47 ratings
Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)
Book Type: Paperback
Reviews: Member | Amazon | Write a Review

Top Member Book Reviews

reviewed Benny & Shrimp on + 213 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 4
What an adorable gem of a book! I just loved it. The book alternates between the man's view (Benny) of the relationship and the women's view (Shrimp). Just delightful and hilarious.
Read All 8 Book Reviews of "Benny Shrimp"

Please Log in to Rate these Book Reviews

reviewed Benny & Shrimp on + 132 more book reviews
A charming delightful book. Loved the way it was written (in mans view then womans view) you couldn't wait to see what each one felt. Read in the back author is writing a sequel; hope so as the ending made me want more. Being Norwegian I enjoyed the fact that the author
wrote this as a Swedish love story. A quick read & a feel good book.
reviewed Benny & Shrimp on + 7 more book reviews
A good read and a likable story.
reviewed Benny & Shrimp on + 20 more book reviews
Very interesting the back and forth of the two characters.