The Little Old Lady Who Broke All the Rules (häftad)
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Rod Bradbury
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The Little Old Lady Who Broke All the Rules (häftad)

The Little Old Lady Who Broke All the Rules

Häftad Engelska, 2014-01-02
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The Little Old Lady Who Broke All the Rules is an incredibly quirky, humorous and warm-hearted story about growing old disgracefully - and breaking all the rules along the way! 79-year-old Martha Andersson dreams of escaping her care home and robbing a bank. She has no intention of spending the rest of her days in an armchair and is determined to fund her way to a much more exciting lifestyle. Along with her four oldest friends - otherwise known as the League of Pensioners - Martha decides to rebel against all of the rules imposed upon them. Together, they cause uproar with their antics protesting against early bedtimes and plasticky meals. As the elderly friends become more daring, they hatch a cunning plan to break out of the dreary care home and land themselves in a far more attractive Stockholm establishment. With the aid of their Zimmer frames, they resolve to stand up for old aged pensioners everywhere - Robin Hood style. And that's when the adventure really takes off . . . Perfect for fans of The 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared and The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. Translated by Rod Bradbury.
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'Very imaginative, fun and filled with gallons of humour!' Katarina Mazetti 'Criminally fun!' Bonniers Bokklubb 'It has humour, brilliant dialogue, irony and warmth. A light-hearted and enjoyable detective comedy with breath-taking events, which provide many smiles but also reflection on life' PRO Pensionaren 'A hilarious farce . . . highly entertaining with very well crafted characters' Frettabladid newspaper, Iceland 'A book which should be read by people of all ages' Radio P4 'The funniest book this year!' Magazine Familjen, Norway 'A shining expression of how joyous life is. It is not dangerous to grow old if you are like Martha and the gang' Hyllan, blogg A quirky, offbeat delight and a heart-warming reminder that one is never too old for some mischief and adventure -- Tom Winter, author of Lost & Found A good-natured, humorous crime caper * Independent on Sunday *

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Catharina Ingelman-Sundberg is a Swedish author who has written seventeen books in several genres, including popular science, cartoon, children's and historical fiction. Her individual writing style, featuring depth of insight, and sense of surprise and humour, gives her books a special appeal. So much so that in 1999 she won the prestigious Widding Prize as the best writer of popular history and historical novels. Catharina Ingelman-Sundberg is a former journalist and marine archaeologist. She now works full-time as an author and her books include the Little Old Lady series.