The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared - Chapters 1 - 3 Summary & Analysis

Jonas Jonasson
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Summary

Allan Karlsson, a 100-year old man, escaped an old folks' home on his 100th birthday by climbing out the window and vanishing. After he stole a suitcase containing 50 million dollars, Allan became the object of a nation-wide manhunt. He fled with the money and befriended a handful of new acquaintances, all of whom agreed to split the windfall with him in exchange for keeping him from being returned to the retirement shelter. But even his modern day adventure with all its exciting twists and turns pales when compared to the lifelong series of top secret missions Allan previously had which involved famous world figures such as Truman, Stalin, Mao Tse-tung, and countless others.

In Chapters 1 and 2, set in 2005, Allan escaped from the old folks' home and fled to the local bus station. He had no plans where to go except not back to...

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