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Top 40 Book Club : Top 40 Book Club Reads 2013
TOP 40 BOOK CLUB READS | FICTION 18 19 The hundred-year- Old-man whO climBed OuT The windOw and diSaPPeared JOnaS JOnaSSOn When Allan Karlsson climbs out of his bedroom window to escape having to attend his 100th birthday, he begins an adventure of crime, death, elephant rescue and travel. However this is not the first of Allan’s adventures, as the story journeys from past to present and back again. The reader meets a range of historical figures including Chairman Mao, President Nixon, Franco, Churchill and Albert Einstein’s lesser known brother, Herbert. Allan’s life takes us all over the world, experiencing many impor tant historical moments – adding a comical twist. This internationally best-selling Swedish novel is beautifully translated into a comical series of events.
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