*caution* not the best Swedish you'll ever listen to*
I started reading this book in 2014 and after 100 pages I gave up. Two months ago I decided I would finish the book and read the remaining 265 pages. It's probably not my kind of book but it's fun and I can't understand why I was so sick of it in 2014. I guess I'm at B2 level in Swedish and using a dictionary was helpful (I checked two words per page on average). The book is translated into other languages. In English it's called "The Little Old Lady Who Broke All the Rules". The title in Swedish is much better because it can be translated as both "Coffee and wafer" and "Coffee and robbery". Here's a synopsis: "Martha Andersson may be seventy-nine-years-old and live in a retirement home, but that doesn’t mean she’s ready to stop enjoying life. So when the new management of Diamond House starts cutting corners to save money, Martha and her four closest friends—Brains, The Rake, Christina and Anna-Gretta (a.k.a. The League of Pensioners)—won’t stand for it. Fed up with early bedtimes and overcooked veggies, this group of feisty seniors sets about to regain their independence, improve their lot, and stand up for seniors everywhere.
Their solution? White collar crime. What begins as a relatively straightforward robbery of a nearby luxury hotel quickly escalates into an unsolvable heist at the National Museum. With police baffled and the Mafia hot on their trail, the League of Pensioners has to stay one walker’s length ahead if it’s going to succeed…"
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