The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out The Window And Disappeared
Publish date: 2012-08-17
Publisher: Harper Perennial Canada
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, Book Club
, Historical Fiction
, Swedish Literature
Title: The 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out The Window and DisappearedAuthor: Jonas JonassonSeries: The 100 Year Old Man, 1Format: paperbackLength: 384 pagesRating: 4 stars Synopsis: A reluctant centenarian much like Forrest Gump (if Gump were an explosives expert with a fondness for vodka) decide...
What a tale!There were moments throughout where I felt lost in a way. With the story flipping back and forth between then and now, it got a little confusing at times. Still, in the end, it was brilliant and I get it.This is a story that has to be told the way it is for you to understand who the 100 ...
A Swedish Forrest Gump story. Kind of funny, but the joke got old after a while.
This book...I have nothing to compare it to. It is such a good tale! GREAT STORY! So positive.There's so much to this book; a man's life, history being made, the people he meets, all of these totally random things happen, but yet they all fit perfectly into place.I laughed, I cried. This was a true ...
In this sweet silly tale, I liked the present day storyline much more than the back stories although the adventure in Russia was great. Jonasson's characters remind me of very mild Carl Hiassen ones and his back stories are like Peabody's Improbable History -- if anyone remember's it -- a part of th...
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