The Hundred-Year-Old Man who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared

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The Hundred-Year-Old Man who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared
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Jonas Jonasson

Uitgever: Hesperus Press Ltd

  • Engels
  • 400 pagina's
  • Hesperus Press Ltd
  • oktober 2013
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The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared is a fun and feel-good book for all ages.

After a long and eventful life, Allan Karlsson ends up in a nursing home, believing it to be his last stop. The only problem is that he's still in good health, and in one day, he turns 100. A big celebration is in the works, but Allan really isn't interested (and he'd like a bit more control over his vodka consumption). So he decides to escape. He climbs out the window in his slippers and embarks on a hilarious and entirely unexpected journey, involving, among other surprises, a suitcase stuffed with cash, some unpleasant criminals, a friendly hot-dog stand operator, and an elephant (not to mention a death by elephant).

It would be the adventure of a lifetime for anyone else, but Allan has a larger-than-life backstory: Not only has he witnessed some of the most important events of the twentieth century, but he has actually played a key role in them. Starting out in munitions as a boy, he somehow finds himself involved in many of the key explosions of the twentieth century and travels the world, sharing meals and more with everyone from Stalin, Churchill, and Truman to Mao, Franco, and de Gaulle. Quirky and utterly unique, The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared has charmed readers across the world.

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Auteur Jonas Jonasson
Taal Engels
Afmetingen 30x177x110 mm
Gewicht 297,00 gram
Druk 1
ISBN10 1843913879
ISBN13 9781843913870
Product breedte 135 mm
Product hoogte 38 mm
Product lengte 147 mm

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Categorieën Literatuur > Romans > Actie & avontuur
  Literatuur > Humor
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Bindwijze Paperback
Verschijningsjaar 2013
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