The Little Old Lady Behaving Badly

Swedish title: Kaffe med rån

Series: The League of Pensioners

Category: Fiction / General Fiction

Pub date: 01-08-2012

The Little Old Lady Behaving Badly

Catharina Ingelman-Sundberg

This is the first book in the beloved LEAGUE OF PENSIONERS series.


79-year-old Märtha 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.

Rights sold

Arabic: Dar al-Muna
Bulgaria: Colibri
Czech: Argo
Danish: People’s Press
Dutch: Meulenhoff
English (UK): Pan Macmillan
English (US): HarperCollins
Estonian: Tänapäev
Finnish: Schildts & Söderström
French: Fleuve Noir
German: S. Fischer Verlag
Hebrew: Keter Publishing
Hungarian: Animus
Icelandic: Bjartur
Italian: Newton Compton
Japanese: Tokyo Sogensha
Korean: Open Books
Latvian: Lauku Avize
Norwegian: Silke
Polish: Sonia Draga
Portuguese (BR): Editora Gutenberg
Romanian: Scandic
Russian: Ast
Slovak: Fortuna Libri
Spanish: Random House Mondadori
Turkish: April
Vietnamese: Nha Nam

Film/TV: Under option

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