Wahlöö, Per 1926-1975
Most widely held works about Per Wahlöö
Most widely held works by Per Wahlöö
The laughing policeman by Maj Sjöwall ( Book )
146 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in 17 languages and held by 1,329 libraries worldwide
Superintendent Martin Beck seeks the murderer of nine passengers on a Stockholm bus, one of whom was his best detective.
Murder at the Savoy by Maj Sjöwall ( Book )
113 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in 13 languages and held by 1,180 libraries worldwide
When Viktor Palmgren, a powerful industrialist, is casually shot during an after-dinner speech, the repurcussions -- both on the international money markets and on the residents of the small coastal town of Malmo -- are widespread. Chief Inspector Martin Beck is called in to help catch a killer nobody, not even the victim, was able to identify. He begins a systemic search for the friends, enemies, business associates and call girls who may have wanted Palmgren dead -- but in the process he finds to his dismay that he has nothing but contempt for the victim and sympathy for the murderer!
The abominable man by Maj Sjöwall ( Book )
112 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in 16 languages and held by 1,108 libraries worldwide
"Seventh novel in the Martin Beck mystery series," together known as "The story of crime." "The gruesome murder of a police captain in his hospital room reveals the unsavory history of a man who spent forty years practicing a horrible blend of strongarm police work and sheer brutality. Martin Beck and his colleagues feverishly comb Stockholm for the murderer, a demented and deadly rifleman, who has plans for even more chaos. As the tension builds and a feeling of imminent danger grips Bec, his investigation unearths evidence of police corruption."
The locked room; the story of a crime by Maj Sjöwall ( Book )
117 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in 13 languages and held by 1,096 libraries worldwide
The mysterious shooting of a man found dead in a locked room sends Martin Beck searching for clues through Sweden.
The terrorists by Maj Sjöwall ( Book )
99 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 1,079 libraries worldwide
"The final novel in the Martin Beck mystery series by Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö is a masterful, all consuming tale that rushes toward a thrilling, unexpected climax. An American senator is visiting Stockholm and Martin Beck must lead a team to protect him from an international gang of terrorists. However, in the midst of the fervor created by the diplomatic visit, a young, peace-loving woman is accused of robbing a bank. Beck is determined to prove her innocence, but gets trapped in the maze of police bureaucracy. To complicate matters a millionaire pornographer has been bludgeoned to death in his own bathtub. Filled with the twists and turns and the pulse pounding excitement that are the hallmarks of the Martin Beck novels, The Terrorists is the stunning conclusion to the incredible series that changed crime fiction forever"--P.  of cover.
Cop killer : the story of a crime by Maj Sjöwall ( Book )
102 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 13 languages and held by 1,051 libraries worldwide
In this penultimate installment of the classic Martin Beck series, Beck is drawn into a case that turns up mysterious echoes of his past cases. Now head of the National Murder Squad, Beck is called in to a sleepy Swedish town to investigate a woman's disappearance ...
Roseanna by Maj Sjöwall ( Book )
121 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 17 languages and held by 986 libraries worldwide
"The masterful first novel in the Martin Beck series of mysteries ... finds Beck hunting for the murderer of a lonely traveler. On a July afternoon, a young woman's body is dredged from Sweden's beautiful Lake Vattern. With no clues, Beck begins an investigation not only to uncover a murderer but also to discover who the victim was. Three months later, all Beck knows is that her name was Roseanna and that she could have been strangled by any one of eighty-five people on a cruise. As the melancholic Beck narrows the list of suspects, he is drawn increasingly to the enigma of the victim, a free-spirited traveler with a penchant for casual sex, and to the psychopathology of a muderer with a distinctive -- indeed, terrifying -- sense of propriety"--P.  of cover.
The fire engine that disappeared by Maj Sjöwall ( Book )
103 editions published between 1969 and 2009 in 12 languages and held by 950 libraries worldwide
Martin Beck must solve a murder involving an accidental explosion - or was it?
The man who went up in smoke by Maj Sjöwall ( Book )
128 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in 15 languages and held by 876 libraries worldwide
Stockholm Homicide Squad's Inspector Martin Beck is assigned to search for Alf Matsson, a vanished Swedish journalist, and finds himself becoming involved in an international racket that leads him to some enigmatic Eastern European underworld figures.
The man on the balcony; the story of a crime by Maj Sjöwall ( Book )
168 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in 21 languages and held by 863 libraries worldwide
Swedish police superintendent Martin Beck conducts a thorough investigation of a series of brutal muggings and child sex murders.
The generals by Per Wahlöö ( Book )
26 editions published between 1965 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 307 libraries worldwide
The thirty-first floor by Per Wahlöö ( Book )
39 editions published between 1964 and 2004 in 8 languages and held by 273 libraries worldwide
"A terrifying novel of a nation demoralized by a publishing empire"--Dust jacket.
A necessary action by Per Wahlöö ( Book )
37 editions published between 1962 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 254 libraries worldwide
When two close friends of his are murdered, a man must delve into the actions of the Spanish secret police to try and discover their killers.
The steel spring by Per Wahlöö ( Book )
32 editions published between 1968 and 2003 in 6 languages and held by 229 libraries worldwide
The assignment by Per Wahlöö ( Book )
4 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
The fire engine that disappeared by Maj Sjöwall ( Book )
10 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 134 libraries worldwide
Uppdraget by Per Wahlöö ( Book )
34 editions published between 1963 and 2003 in 7 languages and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Politisk spændingsroman om korruption og magtkampen i en sydamerikansk politistat.
Roseanna : roman om ett brott by Maj Sjöwall ( Book )
40 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Kriminalroman om den svenske mordkommissions arbejde med at opklare et tilsyneladende gådefuldt mord på en amerikansk pige.
De terroristen by Maj Sjöwall ( Book )
29 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Hoofdinspecteur Martin Beck krijgt te maken met drie zaken: een bankoverval door een jong meisje, de moord op een filmproducer en het nemen van veiligheidsmaatregelen bij het bezoek van een antipathieke Amerikaanse senator.
De man die in rook opging by Maj Sjöwall ( Book )
14 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in Dutch and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Een detective moet zijn vakantie afbreken om een verdwenen drugshandelaar op te sporen.
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Wahlöö, Peter 1926-1975
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