Hitman Anders and the Meaning of It All

Hitman Anders and the Meaning of It All

Jonas JonassonRachel Willson-Broyles

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  • EAN: 9780062458186

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From the author of the international bestseller The 100-Year-Old-Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared, a brilliant satirical novel set in modern Sweden—a story of idealism and fanaticism, gangsters and entrepreneurs, sensationalism and spirituality, that explores the values that matter in contemporary life.

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.

Seeing a lucrative opportunity in Killer-Anders, the unlikely trio form an unusual new business. The Priest and The Receptionist will handle strategy and public relations, and coordinate Killer-Anders’ “missions.” Using the media’s obsessive need for sensational, headline-making stories to advertise their talent’s superb “skill,” they quickly build a clientele of rich Swedish gangsters. Suddenly, they’re making an altogether different kind of killing of their own.

But when Killer-Anders begins asking deeper questions about purpose and meaning, his curiosity leads him to an unexpected discovery: he finds Jesus. Desperate to save the money machine they’ve built, The Priest and The Receptionist devise an audacious plan utilizing Killer-Anders’ newfound and decidedly fervent faith.

Mischievous yet big-hearted, filled with Jonas Jonasson’s trenchant humor and delightful twists, Hitman Anders and the Meaning of It All is a delightful comic adventure that reminds us it’s never to late to start over—and to discover what truly matters.

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    Jonas Jonasson vive a Ponte Tresa, nel Canton Ticino.Giornalista e consulente media, ha pubblicato a quasi cinquant'anni il suo primo romanzo, Il centenario che saltò dalla finestra e scomparve (Bompiani 2011), ai primi posti delle classifiche di vendita in Svezia per oltre un anno, e tradotto in oltre trenta paesi.È stato “Miglior libro dell’anno 2009” in Svezia; premiato dai librai svedesi con lo Swedish Book Seller Award 2009 (lo stesso che fu di Stieg Larsson) e vincitore dello Swedish Audio Prize 2009.Dal romanzo è nato un film con un cast internazionale. Approfondisci
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