The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared - Chapters 7 - 9 Summary & Analysis

Jonas Jonasson
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In Chapter 7 in 1929, Allan secured work at a cannon foundry and was befriended by Esteban, a native of Spain. Esteban convinced Allan to return to Spain with him. There, a war between the fascists and the socialists rocked the country, forcing citizens to take sides. Esteban was killed almost instantly fighting for socialism. Allan saved the life of General Francisco Franco, the fascist army leader, and was well-treated. Using a letter Franco gave him, Allan escaped war-torn Spain on a boat.

In Chapter 8 in 2005, the Beauty served Allan and guests dinner and explained how she came to own Sonya, an escaped circus elephant kept in her barn. This lead Benny to detail how he had studied in many various fields of academia because of an intense competition with his brother Bosse over an inheritance. Benny explained that as long as he studied, the...

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