The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared

The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared

Jonas Jonasson


The foreign publishing sensation--over six million copies bought worldwide!

A reluctant centenarian very similar to Forrest Gump (if Gump have been an explosives specialist with a passion for vodka) makes a decision it isn't too past due to begin over . . .

After a protracted and eventful lifestyles, Allan Karlsson results in a nursing domestic, believing it to be his final cease. the single challenge is that he is nonetheless in solid well-being, and in a single day, he turns a hundred. an incredible party is within the works, yet Allan relatively is not (and he'd like a piece extra regulate over his vodka consumption). So he makes a decision to flee. He climbs out the window in his slippers and embarks on a hilarious and completely unforeseen trip, regarding, between different surprises, a suitcase crammed with money, a few disagreeable criminals, a pleasant hot-dog stand operator, and an elephant (not to say a demise through elephant).

It may be the experience of an entire life for somebody else, yet Allan has a larger-than-life backstory: not just has he witnessed the most very important occasions of the 20 th century, yet he has really performed a key position in them. beginning out in munitions as a boy, he by some means reveals himself concerned about the various key explosions of the 20th century and travels the realm, sharing nutrition and extra with all people from Stalin, Churchill, and Truman to Mao, Franco, and de Gaulle. Quirky and totally unique, The 100-Year-Old guy Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared has charmed readers the world over.

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