⦁ The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared is the debut novel of Swedish author Jonas Jonasson.
⦁ In Chapters 1 and 2, set in 2005, Allan Karlsson, a 100-year old man, escapes from the old folks' home and flees to the local bus station.
⦁ Bolt, a member of the Never Again crime syndicate, asks Allan to watch Bolt's suitcase while Bolt uses the station restroom.
⦁ Allan impulsively decides to steal the suitcase and hops aboard the nearest bus.
⦁ Bolt returns to see Allan disappearing with the suitcase and swears under his breath Allan is a dead man from that point forward.
⦁ In Chapter 3, Bolt threatens a bus ticket taker until he gains information regarding where Allan is headed.
⦁ Meanwhile, word spreads about the missing 100-year-old man and the Mayor is forced to involve the police when the media hounds him with questions about Allan's well-being.
⦁ Allan is...
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