This book will have you chuckling

Last updated 05:00 28/01/2013

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About an hour before a party to celebrate his 100th birthday begins, Allen Karlsson climbs out of a window at the rest home where he lives and disappears.

He happens upon, and steals a suitcase, not knowing it is full of money, and soon has a gang of bad guys chasing him. During his escapade, not only does Allan gather a motley group of people around him, but he also ends up with an elephant as part of his entourage.

But Allan is not new this type of adventure. As we learn throughout the book he had, in his earlier life, been a major player in shaping the future of the world.

I guess this could be described as a "feel good" book; or even as a comedic novel. However you choose to describe it I rate it as a must read book that I'm sure will have you chuckling all the way through.

The One Hundred Year Old Man Who Climbed Out The Window And Disappeared is written by Swedish writer Jonas Jonasson.

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