The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared - Chapters 13 - 15 Summary & Analysis

Jonas Jonasson
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In Chapter 13 in 1947, Allan was held prisoner by the Shah of Iran's secret police force. During captivity, Allan befriended Father Ferguson, a Christian missionary who believed he could convert Muslims by the millions. Allan was interrogated by an Iranian Chief of Police. The Chief wanted to assassinate Winston Churchill, who was set to visit soon. In exchange for his freedom, Allan agreed to terms, plotting to build an explosive that would kill Churchill in his car. Instead, Allan blew up the Chief of Police, and escaped to a nearby Swedish embassy. Father Ferguson assisted Allan's escape but stayed behind and was shot to death by Iranian soldiers. President Truman spoke glowingly of Allan to Swedish authorities, and Allan was released into the company of a grateful Winston Churchill. Back in Sweden, Allan was interviewed for but turned down from a job helping Sweden...

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