Jonasson’s sequel to his international bestseller picks up the threads of Allan’s earlier life, adding intricate plots and a set of adventures worthy of his charming and beloved protagonist. Readers will find this a welcome visit from an old friend that’s filled with laugh out-loud hijinx as well as thought-provoking and timely satire on the current state of the world and the perils of power.
If you’re in the mood for some hearty belly laughs, pick up this sequel ... The book is full of irreverence, absurdities, silliness and, yes, even intelligence. It attacks today’s politics and political leaders with a vengeance.