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The hundred-year-old man who climbed out of the window and disappeared

Author: Jonas Jonasson; Roy Bradbury
Publisher: London : Abacus, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sitting quietly in his room in an old people's home, Allan Karlsson is waiting for a party he doesn't want to begin. His one-hundredth birthday party to be precise. The Mayor will be there. The press will be there. But, as it turns out, Allan will not... Escaping (in his slippers) through his bedroom window, into the flowerbed, Allan makes his getaway. And so begins his picaresque and unlikely journey involving  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Action and adventure fiction
Fiction
Humorous fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jonas Jonasson; Roy Bradbury
ISBN: 0349141800 9780349141800
OCLC Number: 971620432
Language Note: Translated from the Swedish.
Notes: Translated from the Swedish.
Description: 393 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Jonas Jonasson ; translator, Roy Bradbury.

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This quirky novel is a sly, satirical look back at international relations in the 20th century through the eyes of an old man who has seen it all * Library Journal * Eccentric, unusual and Read more...

 
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