Jonas Jonasson
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Jonas Jonasson

Jonas Jonasson is the author of the novel The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared, which has sold more than eight million copies worldwide. He was a journalist for many years, then became a media consultant and later the founder of a sporting events production company for Swedish television. After selling his company, he moved abroad to work on his first novel. Jonasson now lives with his son on the Swedish island of Gotland in the Baltic Sea.

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    • The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared

    • By: Jonas Jonasson
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 12 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8,356
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,625
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7,655

    After a long and eventful life, Allan Karlsson ends up in a nursing home, believing it to be his last stop. The only problem is that he's still in good health....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Ages Well

    • By Dennis on 10-21-12

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Accidental Further Adventures of the Hundred-Year-Old Man

    • A Novel
    • By: Jonas Jonasson, Rachel Willson-Broyles - translator
    • Narrated by: Peter Kenny
    • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 139
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 132
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 133

    It all begins with a hot-air-balloon trip and three bottles of champagne. Allan and Julius are ready for some spectacular views, but they’re not expecting to land in the sea and be rescued by a North Korean ship harboring a suitcase full of contraband uranium....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Current world events and humor

    • By Diana on 01-17-19

    Regular price: $30.79

    • The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden

    • A Novel
    • By: Jonas Jonasson, Rachel Willson-Broyles (translator)
    • Narrated by: Peter Kenny
    • Length: 11 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 914
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 836
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 832

    In a tiny shack in the largest township in South Africa, Nombeko Mayeki is born....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Beware of stereotypes

    • By Surita on 08-13-16

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Hitman Anders and the Meaning of It All

    • By: Jonas Jonasson
    • Narrated by: Peter Kenny
    • Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 195
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 171
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 171

    In a former brothel turned low-rent hotel, the lives of three unusual strangers accidentally collide, with darkly hilarious results....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • expected more from Jonasson

    • By Jesse on 09-26-16

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Der Hundertjährige, der aus dem Fenster stieg und verschwand

    • By: Jonas Jonasson
    • Narrated by: Peter Weis
    • Length: 13 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Allan Karlsson hat keine Lust auf seine Geburtstagsfeier im Altenheim und bald schon sucht ganz Schweden nach dem kauzigen Alten...

    Regular price: $22.34

    • Le vieux qui voulait sauver le monde

    • By: Jonas Jonasson
    • Narrated by: Benoît Allemane
    • Length: 12 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Le "Vieux" n'est toujours pas près de sucrer les fraises ! Bali, une plage de rêve, un resort paradisiaque. Aux côtés de Julius, son partenaire...

    Regular price: $18.89

    • L'analphabète qui savait compter

    • By: Jonas Jonasson
    • Narrated by: Maia Baran
    • Length: 12 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    Tout condamnait Nombeko l'analphabète, née dans le ghetto de Soweto en 1960, à une vie anonyme. Mais un accident de voiture et son incroyable facilité à manier les chiffres...

    Regular price: $20.90

    • Der Hundertjährige, der zurückkam, um die Welt zu retten

    • By: Jonas Jonasson
    • Narrated by: Dieter Hallervorden
    • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Der "Hundertjährige" ist zurück - jetzt endlich die Fortsetzung des Weltbestsellers! Was als beschauliche Heißluftballonfahrt zum 101. Geburtstag geplant war...

    Regular price: $13.77

    • Le vieux qui ne voulait pas fêter son anniversaire

    • By: Jonas Jonasson
    • Narrated by: Philippe Résimont
    • Length: 12 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    Alors que tous dans la maison de retraite s'apprêtent à célébrer dignement son centième anniversaire, Allan Karlsson, qui déteste ce genre de pince-fesses, décide de fuguer...

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • good light reding

    • By Laurent V. on 07-29-18

    Regular price: $19.99

    • Die Analphabetin, die rechnen konnte

    • By: Jonas Jonasson
    • Narrated by: Katharina Thalbach
    • Length: 14 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Mit fünf fing sie an zu arbeiten, mit zehn wurde sie Waise, mit fünfzehn wäre sie fast gestorben. Im Grunde deutet alles darauf hin, dass sie ihr Dasein...

    Regular price: $22.34

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