The 100-Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared
Author: Jonas Jonasson
Publish Date: 2012
Desperate to avoid his 100th birthday party, Allan Karlsson sneaks out of his nursing home, intending to travel as far as his pocket money will take him. A spur-of-the-moment decision to steal a suitcase from a fellow bus passenger sends him on a strange journey involving criminals, a pile of cash and an elephant named Sonya.