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The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden - Jonas Jonasson
The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780007557905 (0007557906)
Publisher: Fourth Estate
Pages no: 432
Edition language: English
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Freda's Voice
Freda's Voice rated it
4.5 The Girl Who Saved The King Of Sweden by Jonas Jonasson
Ironically funny1 This story took a minute to get to where it needed to be, but the journey to get there was fun and full of surprises. I love the characters, although some are distasteful creatures. Nombeko is awesome, and so is Holger Two. I love how smart Nombeko is. She is so clever that most pe...
Reading For The Heck Of It
Reading For The Heck Of It rated it
4.0 How to Government Step 1: Atomic Bombs
Jonas Jonasson has a gift for political satire couched in extraordinary tales of endurance and intelligence. His characters are at once completely believable and extraordinary caricatures. You want to believe that people like this really do exist (and sometimes you shudder at the thought). The Girl ...
Alessandra rated it
4.0 L'analfabeta che sapeva contare
Divertente e surreale ma sempre curato ed intelligente.Lettura fresca, fluida e piacevole, in cui si intrecciano con la massima naturalezza vicende di bassa quotidianità con eventi di portata mondiale.
Papiertaenzerin rated it
4.0 Witzig und dennoch lehrreich!
Darum geht's: Die aberwitzige Geschichte der jungen Afrikanerin Nombeko, die zwar nicht lesen kann, aber ein Rechengenie ist, fast zufällig bei der Konstruktion nuklearer Sprengköpfe mithilft und nebenbei Verhandlungen mit den Mächtigen der Welt führt. Nach einem besonders brisanten Geschäft setzt...
Momster Bookworm
Momster Bookworm rated it
5.0 The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden
The author of 'The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out The Window and Disappeared' delivers another winner. A comedy of political errors executed with the alternating gracefulness of farce and slapstick.
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