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The Hundred-year-old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared

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On the 100th birthday of Allan Karlsson a special party is planned in his old people's home, but Allan decides he's not going to be there. He climbs out of the window in his slippers and makes his getaway. It's the start of a picaresque and unlikely journey involving criminals, several murders, a suitcase full of cash and incompetent police. As his escapades unfold, we also learn more about Allan's rather remarkable life, in which he is shown to have played a key, behind-the -scenes, role in many of the key moments of the 20th C. Translated from the original Swedish by Rod Bradbury

Item details

Author(s):
Jonasson, Jonas
Condition:
Fine
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1843913720
ISBN-13:
9781843913726
Number of pages:
396
Publisher:
Hesperus Press 2012

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On the 100th birthday of Allan Karlsson a special party is planned in his old people's home, but Allan decides he's not going to be there. He climbs out of the window in his slippers and makes his getaway. It's the start of a picaresque and unlikely journey involving criminals, several murders, a suitcase full of cash and incompetent police. As his escapades unfold, we also learn more about Allan's rather remarkable life, in which he is shown to have played a key, behind-the -scenes, role in many of the key moments of the 20th C. Translated from the original Swedish by Rod Bradbury

Author(s):
Jonasson, Jonas
Condition:
Fine
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1843913720
ISBN-13:
9781843913726
Number of pages:
396
Publisher:
Hesperus Press 2012

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