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The Accidental Further Adventures of the Hundred-Year-Old Man
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Jonas Jonasson Rachel Willson-Broyles
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The Accidental Further Adventures of the Hundred-Year-Old Man

Jonas Jonasson Rachel Willson-Broyles


9780008275570

Harper Collins


Fiction & Literature;
Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)


Paperback

448 pages

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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 ...

By:   Jonas Jonasson
Translated by:   Rachel Willson-Broyles
Imprint:   Harper Collins
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 198mm,  Width: 129mm,  Spine: 28mm
Weight:   320g
ISBN:   9780008275570
ISBN 10:   0008275572
Pages:   448
Publication Date:   May 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Jonas Jonasson was a journalist for the Expressen newspaper for many years. He became a media consultant and later on set up a company producing sports and events for Swedish television. He sold his company and moved abroad to work on his first novel. Jonasson now lives on the Swedish island Gotland in the Baltic Sea.


Praise for The Hundred-Year-Old Man: `A mordantly funny and loopily freewheeling debut novel about ageing disgracefully' Sunday Times `Imaginative, laugh-out-loud . . . a brilliant satire on the foibles of mankind' Daily Telegraph `Fast-moving and relentlessly sunny' Guardian

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