Biography

Jonas Jonasson

Jonas Jonasson was a journalist for the Expressen newspaper for many years. He became a media consultant and later set up a company producing sports and events for Swedish television before selling it and moving abroad to work on his first novel. He is the author of the internationally bestselling novels THE 100-YEAR-OLD MAN WHO CLIMBED OUT THE WINDOW AND DISAPPEARED and THE GIRL WHO SAVED THE KING OF SWEDEN. He lives on the Swedish island Gotland in the Baltic Sea.

Jonas Jonasson

Books by Jonas Jonasson

by Jonas Jonasson - Fiction

In a former brothel turned low-rent hotel, the lives of three unusual strangers --- a former female priest, recently fired from her church; the ruined grandson of an ex-millionaire working as a receptionist; and Killer-Anders, a murderer newly released from prison --- accidently collide with darkly hilarious results. HITMAN ANDERS AND THE MEANING OF IT ALL is a story of idealism and fanaticism, gangsters and entrepreneurs, sensationalism and spirituality, that explores the values that matter in contemporary life.

by Jonas Jonasson - Fiction

Nombeko Mayeki was fated to grow up fast and die early in her poverty-stricken township. But 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, then voluntarily dismantled them in 1994. This is a story about the seventh missile, the one that was never supposed to have existed.

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.