The Accidental Further Adventures of the Hundred-Year-Old Man

The Accidental Further Adventures of the Hundred-Year-Old Man

Rachel Willson-Broyles

Jonas Jonasson

ISBN
9780008275570
Pub date
09/08/2018
Imprint
Fourth Estate
Binding
Paperback
Format
B Format 129x198mm
Extent
448 pages
Price
£8.99

Book Overview


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 …

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

About the author


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.

Reviews


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