*** The 100-Year-Old Man by Jonas Jonasson

The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared had a long and storied life, and escapes his impending birthday party for more outrageous adventures featuring gangs, murders, an elephant, and millions to spend on flying to exotic locales. The tone is reminiscent of both The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and lighter-fare Carl Hiaasen and the outrageous adventures are a thorough romp through 20th-century history, a tad over-thorough by the end of the book but if you are looking for a fun book for the summer, this is it.

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