The Accidental Further Adventures of the Hundred-Year-Old Man by Jonas Jonasson audiobook

The Accidental Further Adventures of the Hundred-Year-Old Man: A Novel

By Jonas Jonasson
Translated by Rachel Willson-Broyles
Read by Peter Kenny

HarperAudio, HarperCollins 9780062846136

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Format : Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781982606343

  • ISBN: 9781982606336

  • ISBN: 9781982606350

Runtime: 10.31 Hours
Category: Fiction/Literary
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

What's next for Allan Karlsson? Turns out this centenarian has a few more adventures in store . . .

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 harboring a suitcase full of contraband uranium, on a nuclear weapons mission for Kim Jong-un. Yikes!

Soon Allan and Julius are at the center of a complex diplomatic crisis involving world figures from the Swedish foreign minister to Angela Merkel and President Trump. Needless to say, things are about to get very, very complicated.

Another hilarious, witty, and entertaining novel from bestselling author Jonas Jonasson that will have readers howling out-loud at the escapades and misfortunes of its beloved hundred-year-old hero Allan Karlsson and his irresistible sidekick Julius.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Jonasson creates the near impossible with his astute assessments of today’s unstable global political climate and endearingly sweet characters, providing laugh-out-loud moments in a dark time.” Library Journal (starred review)
“Jonasson’s clever prose, madcap delights, and satirical political commentary will please fans of the original novel and newcomers alike.” Publishers Weekly
“Readers will find this a welcome visit from an old friend that’s filled with laugh out-loud hijinx as well as thought-provoking and timely satire.” Booklist
“Delightful nonsense that will lift a lot of spirits.” Kirkus Reviewx
“Eccentric, unusual and far-fetched in the best possible way.” Bookseller on The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out The Window And Disappeared

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Author

Author Bio: Jonas Jonasson

Author Bio: Jonas Jonasson

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.

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Author Bio: Rachel Willson-Broyles

Author Bio: Rachel Willson-Broyles

Rachel Willson-Broyles is a freelance translator specializing in literature. She received her PhD in Scandinavian studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2013. She has translated a number of works, including The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden, Mona, Bad Blood, and Sail in Stone, among others.

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Details

Details

Available Formats : CD, Library CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Literary
Runtime: 10.31
Audience: Adult
Language: English