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The Little Old Lady Who Broke All the Rules - A Novel

Catharina Ingelman-Sundberg

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel meets The Italian Job in internationally-bestselling author Catharina Ingelman-Sundberg's witty and insightful comedy of errors about a group of delinquent seniors whose desire for a better quality of life leads them to rob and ransom priceless artwork. Martha Andersson may be seventy-nine-years-old and live in a retirement home, 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 and her four closest friends-The Genius, The Rake, Christina and Anna-Gretta (a.k.a. The League of Pensioners)-won't stand for it. Fed up with early bedtimes and overcooked veggies, this group of feisty seniors sets about to regain their independence, improve their lot, and stand up for seniors everywhere. Their solution? White collar crime. What begins as a relatively straightforward robbery of a nearby luxury hotel quickly escalates into an unsolvable heist at the National Museum. With police baffled and the Mafia hot on their 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.

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel meets The Italian Job in internationally-bestselling author Catharina Ingelman-Sundberg's witty and insightful comedy of errors about a group of delinquent seniors whose desire for a better quality of life leads them to rob and ransom priceless artwork. Martha Andersson may be seventy-nine-years-old and live in a retirement home, 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 and her four closest friends-The Genius, The Rake, Christina and Anna-Gretta (a.k.a. The League of Pensioners)-won't stand for it. Fed up with early bedtimes and overcooked veggies, this group of feisty seniors sets about to regain their independence, improve their lot, and stand up for seniors everywhere. Their solution? White collar crime. What begins as a relatively straightforward robbery of a nearby luxury hotel quickly escalates into an unsolvable heist at the National Museum. With police baffled and the Mafia hot on their 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.
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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel meets The Italian Job in internationally-bestselling author Catharina Ingelman-Sundberg's witty and insightful comedy of errors about a group of delinquent seniors whose desire for a better quality of life leads them to rob and ransom priceless artwork. Martha Andersson may be seventy-nine-years-old and live in a retirement home, 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 and her four closest friends-The Genius, The Rake, Christina and Anna-Gretta (a.k.a. The League of Pensioners)-won't stand for it. Fed up with early bedtimes and overcooked veggies, this group of feisty seniors sets about to regain their independence, improve their lot, and stand up for seniors everywhere. Their solution? White collar crime. What begins as a relatively straightforward robbery of a nearby luxury hotel quickly escalates into an unsolvable heist at the National Museum. With police baffled and the Mafia hot on their 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.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Patience Tomlinson

Length:

12h 17m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

11:50


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

11:13


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

11:43


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

07:52


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

12:44


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

06:57


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

07:23


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

09:00


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

08:19


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

04:10


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

07:50


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

15:55


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

07:03


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

07:37


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

07:43


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

04:35


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

08:45


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

06:13


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

14:55


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

15:40


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

18:37


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

07:48


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

04:40


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

06:03


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

15:24


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

07:16


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

08:32


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

09:53


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

04:57


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

11:11


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

06:19


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

11:18


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

05:11


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

06:07


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

20:32


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

10:09


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

11:46


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

18:55


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

07:09


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

06:51


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

05:52


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

07:20


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

10:55


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

06:59


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

05:48


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

02:51


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

04:26


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

04:18


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

04:51


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

05:12


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

10:53


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

07:01


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

14:18


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

06:52


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

07:48


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

04:22


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

04:54


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

06:30


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

11:31


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

06:36


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

03:27


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

14:00


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

11:00


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

09:09


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

11:19


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

22:28


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

09:04


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

12:14


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

07:47


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

05:11


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

15:02


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

16:47


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

10:43


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

23:50


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

11:40


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

26:03


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

01:19


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

00:43