Line(s) of the Day The Hundred Year Old Man Who Climbed Out of a Window and Disappeared

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She also had a diploma that showed that Herbert was a certified driving instructor and a receipt showing that she had just bought the local driving school and given it a new name: Eintein’s School for Driving.

This was all fantastic, Herbert thought, but… it didn’t make him a better driver, did it? Well yes, in a way it did, Amanda expained. Now he had a position. Now he would decide what was good driving and what wasn’t.  Life worked in such a way that right was not necessarily right, but rather what the person in charge said was right. 

Herbert’s face lit up: he got it!

One of the many highly amusing scenes from The Hundred Year Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared by first novelist Jonas Jonasson. In a dual narrative, the story tells of hundred year old who decides to slip out of his old people’s home and then encounters a whole array of adventures.

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