The Girl who Saved the King of Sweden penned down by bestselling author, Jonas Jonasson is a unique and picaresque story of how one girl’s actions can have far-reaching consequences.
Summary of the Book
The King and Prime Minister of Sweden went missing from a gala banquet at the Royal Castle on June 14th, 2007. But the actual story started in 1961 with the birth of Nombeko Mayeki in a shack in Soweto. Born in a poor toenship, Nombeko was destined to grow up fast and die early, without having achieved anything in her life. Despite the limited resources, Nombeko manages to find a job as a housecleaner and eventually makes her way up to position of chief advisor for one of the world’s most secret projects. South Africa had developed six nuclear missiles in the 1980s and then willingly dismantled them in 1994. But there was a seventh missile which the world did not know about. Nombeko knows a little too much about the seventh missile and now she is on the run from the South African government and one of the best secret services in the world. Nombeko goes to Sweden which is now a nuclear nation, and the fate of the world lies in her hands. Will Nombeko be able to come out of this mess?
About Jonas Jonasson
Jonas Jonasson is a Swedish journalist and writer. He is best known for writing The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared.
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