The Little Old Lady Who Broke All the Rules

The Little Old Lady Who Broke All the Rules

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79-year-old Martha Andersson dreams of escaping her care home and robbing a bank.

She has no intention of spending the rest of her days in an armchair and is determined to fund her way to a much more exciting lifestyle. Along with her four oldest friends - otherwise known as the League of Pensioners - Martha decides to rebel against all of the rules imposed upon them. Together, they cause uproar with their antics protesting against early bedtimes and plasticky meals.

As the elderly friends become more daring, they hatch a cunning plan to break out of the dreary care home and land themselves in a far more attractive Stockholm establishment. With the aid of their Zimmer frames, they resolve to stand up for old aged pensioners everywhere - Robin Hood style. And that's when the adventure really takes off ...
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Product details

  • CD-Audio
  • 134 x 146mm | 258g
  • Bolinda/Macmillan audio
  • Australia
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged edition
  • 1509801898
  • 9781509801893
  • 1,419,226

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'A quirky, offbeat delight and a heart-warming reminder that one is never too old for some mischief and adventure.' -- Tom Winter 'A good-natured, humorous crime caper.' -- The Independent on Sunday
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About Catharina Ingelman-Sundberg

Catharina Ingelman-Sundberg is a very well established author. Her books have been sold in more than 300 000 copies in Sweden. They have been translated and sold to several countries. 1999 she was awarded with the Widding prize for her historical novels.

Catharina Ingelman-Sundberg started her career as a diving archaeologist and spent fifteen years of her life investigating our history on the bottom of oceans all over the world. She took part in expeditions exploring everything from Viking ships to East Indian ships. Her books have found an audience among men and women of all ages. Patience Tomlinson is an English actress who has appeared extensively in theatre and radio throughout the UK. She has worked for the Royal National Theatre and the Young Vic, and was twice a member of the BBC Radio Drama Company. She has made over 1500 broadcasts, including stories, books and radio plays as well as poetry. She is a narrator, lending her voice to over 100 audiobooks including The Little Old Lady Behaving Badly by Catharina Ingelman-Sundberg. Rod Bradbury is a translator of Swedish to English. He has translated many books including Catharina Ingelman-Sundberg's bestselling The Little Old Lady Who Broke All the Rules.
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11,628 ratings
3.24 out of 5 stars
5 13% (1,496)
4 28% (3,198)
3 37% (4,302)
2 17% (1,952)
1 6% (680)
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