“Fast-moving and relentlessly sunny… Like Allan, the plot is pleasingly nimble and the book’s endearing charm offers a happy alternative to the more familiar Nordic noir”
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Sometimes it’s just great to take a break from reality and get drawn into a story that’s not only cleverly written and hilarious but full of shenanigans as well. Not everyone has the gift to be that creative and indeed this author does.
The story goes back and forth with the past and present history of the 100 year old man, Allan Karlsson who is not happy with life in a senior home and decides on his birthday to spirit away. He makes his escape through a window and as he goes along his merry way he runs into a young man who asks him to watch his suitcase while he uses the restroom.