The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared - Chapters 16 - 18 Summary & Analysis

Jonas Jonasson
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In Chapter 16 in 1948, an unemployed Allan was hired by the Soviets to help them build an atomic bomb. Yury Borisovich, head of the Soviet bomb effort, took an immediate liking to Allan. At a depth of 700 feet below surface waters in a Soviet submarine, and tight from Russian vodka, Allan inadvertently blurted out a clue to Yury of how to build a fissionable bomb that proved to be a major breakthrough. Marshal Beria, a ruthless member of Stalin's inner circle, decided to kidnap Albert Einstein in order to extract bomb-making information from the renowned physicist. By mistake, KGB forces kidnapped not Albert, but Herbert Einstein, Albert's little known half-brother. Herbert was assigned to a gulag, deemed worthless for the atomic bomb making effort. And when Allan unintentionally insulted Joseph Stalin during a dinner meeting, Allan was also consigned to rot in the same...

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