by Jonas Jonasson - £8.99 HarperCollins Publishers (Fourth Estate) (2016)
paperback ISBN 13: 9780008152079 | ISBN 10: 0008152071
ITíS NEVER TOO LATE TO START AGAIN. AND AGAIN.
Itís always awkward when five thousand kronor goes missing. When it happens at a certain grotty hotel in south Stockholm, itís particularly awkward because the money belongs to the hitman currently staying in room seven. Per Persson, the hotel receptionist, just wants to mind his own business, and preferably not get murdered. Johanna Kjellander, temporarily resident in room eight, is a priest without a vocation, and, as of last week, without a parish. But right now she has two things at her disposal: an envelope containing five thousand kronor, and an excellent idea...
Featuring one violent killer, two shrewd business brains and many crates of Moldovan red wine, Hitman Anders and the Meaning of It All is an outrageously zany story with as many laughs as Jonassonís multimillion-copy bestseller The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared.
(Price & availability last checked: May 2016)