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Jonas Jonasson

Biography

Jonas Jonasson

Jonas Jonasson was born in Sweden in 1961. He has a professional background as a journalist and media consulter. He is now writing on his second novel.

After a long career as a journalist, media consultant and television producer, Jonas Jonasson decided to start a new life. He wrote a manuscript, he sold all his possessions in Sweden and moved to a small town by Lake Lugano in Switzerland, only a few metres from the Italian border. Today he has moved back to Sweden and lives in the countryside on an island with his son and hens.

The phenomenon caught the attention of Spanish film and literary agency Pontas, who contacted Jonas Jonasson with a proposal of international cooperation. A few weeks later the novel was sold in auctions to several important publishing houses in Europe.

Jonas Jonasson

Books by Jonas Jonasson

by Jonas Jonasson - Ficton , Historical Fiction, Historical Mystery, Mystery, Suspense

Nombeko was fated to grow up fast and die early in her poverty-stricken township. But Nombeko takes a different path. She finds work as a housecleaner and eventually makes her way up to the position of chief advisor, at the helm of one of the world's most secret projects. South Africa developed six nuclear missiles in the 1980s, than voluntarily dismantled them. This is a story about the seventh missile.

by Jonas Jonasson - Fiction

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, and in one day, he turns 100. So he decides to escape. He climbs out the window in his slippers and embarks on a hilarious and entirely unexpected journey. Not only has Allan witnessed some of the most important events of the 20th century, he has actually played a key role in them.