Title THE LITTLE OLD LADY WHO BROKE ALL THE RULES: A NOVEL
Book Condition Very Good
Publisher Harper Paperbacks 2016
0062447971 / 9780062447975
Seller ID RWARE0000039957
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel meets The Italian Job in internationally-bes tselling author Catharina Ingelman-Sundberg's witty and insightful comedy o f errors about a group of delinquent seniors whose desire for a better qual ity of life leads them to rob and ransom priceless artwork. Martha Andersson may be seventy-nine-years-old and live in a retirement hom e, but that doesn't mean she's ready to stop enjoying life. So when the new management of Diamond House starts cutting corners to save money, Martha a nd her four closest friends-Brains, The Rake, Christina and Anna-Gretta (a. k.a. The League of Pensioners)-won't stand for it. Fed up with early bedtim es and overcooked veggies, this group of feisty seniors sets about to regai n their independence, improve their lot, and stand up for seniors everywher e. Their solution? White collar crime. What begins as a relatively straightfor ward robbery of a nearby luxury hotel quickly escalates into an unsolvable heist at the National Museum. With police baffled and the Mafia hot on thei r trail, the League of Pensioners has to stay one walker's length ahead if it's going to succeed.... Told with all the insight and humor of A Man Called Ove or Where'd You Go Bernadette?, The Little Old Lady Who Broke All the Rules is a delightful and heartwarming novel that goes to prove the adage that it's not the years in your life that count, it's the life in your years.