WorldCat Identities

Sjöwall, Maj 1935-

Overview
Works: 705 works in 3,662 publications in 14 languages and 21,588 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Crime films  Police films 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Translator, Creator, Contributor, Performer, Other
Classifications: PT9876.29.J63, 839.7374
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Maj Sjöwall
The laughing policeman by Maj Sjöwall( Book )

55 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in English and held by 1,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The incredible fourth novel in the Martin Beck mystery series finds Beck heading a major manhunt in pursuit of a mass murderer
Roseanna by Maj Sjöwall( Book )

132 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in 14 languages and held by 1,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Roseanna, the body of a young woman is dredged from Sweden's beautiful Lake Vattern. Three months later, all that Police Inspector Martin Beck knows is that her name is Roseanna, that she came from Lincoln, Nebraska, and that she could have been strangled by any one of eighty-five people
Murder at the Savoy by Maj Sjöwall( Book )

36 editions published between 1971 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Viktor Palmgren, a powerful industrialist, is casually shot during an after-dinner speech, the repurcussions {u2013} both on the international money markets and on the residents of the small coastal town of Malmö {u2013} 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 {u2013} but in the process he finds to his dismay that he has nothing but contempt for the victim and sympathy for the murderer{u2026} --
The abominable man by Maj Sjöwall( Book )

39 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,122 WorldCat member 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 fire engine that disappeared by Maj Sjöwall( Book )

33 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin Beck must solve a murder involving an accidental explosion - or was it?
The terrorists by Maj Sjöwall( Book )

33 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and held by 1,105 WorldCat member 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. [4] of cover
The man who went up in smoke by Maj Sjöwall( Book )

35 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in English and held by 942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stockholm Homicide Squad's Inspector Martin Beck is assigned to search for a vanished Swedish journalist and finds himself becoming involved in an international racket
The man on the balcony; the story of a crime by Maj Sjöwall( Book )

34 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in English and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Swedish police superintendent Martin Beck conducts a thorough investigation of a series of brutal muggings and child sex murders
The locked room; the story of a crime by Maj Sjöwall( Book )

16 editions published between 1973 and 1992 in English and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mysterious shooting of a man found dead in a locked room sends Martin Beck searching for clues through Sweden
Cop killer : the story of a crime by Maj Sjöwall( Book )

16 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in English and held by 778 WorldCat member 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
The locked room by Maj Sjöwall( Book )

16 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young blonde in sunglasses robs a bank and kills a hapless citizen. Across town, a corpse with a bullet shot through its heart is found in a locked room with no gun at the scene. The crimes seem disparate, but to Martin Beck they are two pieces of the same puzzle, and solving it becomes the one way he can escape the pains of his failed marriage and the lingering effects of a near-fatal bullet wound
Cop killer : a Martin Beck mystery by Maj Sjöwall( Book )

17 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ninth novel in the Martin Beck mystery series finds Martin and his partner investigating the murder and swamp burial of a woman, and a midnight shootout between three police officers and two teenage boys
The man who went up in smoke by Maj Sjöwall( Recording )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member 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 roof by Bo Widerberg( Visual )

6 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in Swedish and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een oudere inspecteur van de Stockholmse politie wordt op gruwelijke wijze vermoord in het ziekenhuis waar hij ligt
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Murder at the Savoy
Alternative Names
Maj Sjöwall écrivaine suédoise

Maj Sjöwall escritora sueca

Maj Sjöwall pisarka szwedzka

Maj Sjöwall schwedische Krimi-Schriftstellerin

Maj Sjöwall scrittrice e traduttrice svedese

Maj Sjöwall Svéd írónő, újságíró, fordító

Maj Sjöwall Swedish writer

Maj Sjöwall Zweeds schrijfster

Maj Sjöwallová švédská spisovatelka

Ševal, Maj 1935-

Šēvala, Maja 1935-

Ševall, Maj

Shūvāru, Mai 1935-

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Sjöwall, Wahlöö Maj

Sjöwall Wahlöö, Maj 1935-

Sjöwallová, Maj 1935-

Syoval, May 1935-

Wahlöö, Maj Sjöwall

Wahlöö, Maj Sjöwall 1935-

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Май Шьовал

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Шевалль, Май

Шеваль М

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שובאל, מאי 1935-

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שוואל, מאי, 1935-

シューヴァル, マイ

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RoseannaMurder at the SavoyThe abominable manThe fire engine that disappearedThe terroristsThe man who went up in smokeThe man on the balcony; the story of a crimeThe locked room; the story of a crime