The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out Of The Window And Disappeared – Jonas Jonasson

 

“You’re never too old for an adventure”.

What a delightful read!  A humorous book about an explosives expert with a love for vodka.

It became the best selling book in Sweden in 2010 and by July 2012 had sold three million copies world wide

I loved the writing style, and I started smiling from the first few pages.  The book is very cute and witty, with a great plot which would be appreciated by anyone with an interest in world history and the surprising ways that the author involved the the 100 year old man (Alan Karlsson) in it.  Dry and slightly dark humour, just the way I like it!

This has already been made into a movie, which I have not watched yet but will comment on soon.

Rating: 4/5

Great for a holiday read!

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