Age is just a number, all over again. Jonas Jonasson’s slipper-clad hero returns in a gently funny, pitch-perfect sequel to The Hundred-Year-Old-Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared.
The sequel to Jonas Jonasson's international bestseller The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared
It all begins with a hot air balloon trip and three bottles of champagne. Allan and Julius are ready for some spectacular views, but they're not expecting to land in the sea and be rescued by a North Korean ship, and they could never have imagined that the captain of the ship would be harbouring a suitcase full of contraband uranium, on a nuclear weapons mission for Kim Jong-un ...
Soon Allan and Julius are at the centre of a complex diplomatic crisis involving world figures from the Swedish foreign minister to Angela Merkel and President Trump. Things are about to get very complicated ...
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 320 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 28 mm
Praise for The Hundred-Year-Old Man:
'A mordantly funny and loopily freewheeling debut novel about ageing disgracefully' - The Sunday Times
'Imaginative, laugh-out-loud... a brilliant satire on the foibles of mankind' - The Daily Telegraph
'Fast-moving and relentlessly sunny' - The Guardian
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“The 100 year old man at his best.”
This was a thoroughly enjoyable read that was so funny it could almost be true. It was very up to date and generally relevant with situations that were at times highly amusing.
“Not quite the sequel I was hoping for”
I was so excited to find this book on the shelf at WH Smith's in the airport at London Gatwick when I was on my way to Italy. My family have a book buying tradition where we always buy a new book each at every... More
Such a hilarious book. Not quite as good as the first one because I don't feel quite as many famous characters are involved, however given the sheer brilliance of the first book it was always going to be a tough... More
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