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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



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Murder at the Savoy (Martin Beck Police Mysteries)

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The shocking sixth novel in the Martin Beck mystery series by the internationally renowned crime writing duo by Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö, finds Beck investigating a brutal assassination.When Viktor Palmgren, a powerful Swedish industrialist is shot during his after-dinner speech in the luxurious Hotel Savoy, it sends a shiver down the spine of the international money markets and terrifies the tiny town of Malmo. No one in the restaurant can identify the gunman, and local police are sheepishly baffled. That's when Beck takes over the scene and quickly picks through Palmgren's background. What he finds is a web of vice so despicable that it's hard for him to imagine who wouldn't want Palmgren dead, but that doesn't stop him and his team of dedicated detectives from tackling one of their most intriguing cases yet.

Synopsis:

After Viktor Palmgren, a powerful Swedish industrialist, is murdered, Beck is assigned to investigate. What he finds is a web of vice so despicable that it's hard to imagine who "wouldn't" want Palmgren dead.

About the Author

Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö, her husband and coauthor, wrote ten Martin Beck mysteries. Mr Wahlöö, who died in 1975, was a reporter for several Swedish newspapers and magazines and wrote numerous radio and television plays, film scripts, short stories, and novels. Maj Sjöwall is also a poet.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307390912
Author:
Sjowall, Maj
Publisher:
Vintage Books USA
Translator:
Knoespel, Amy
Author:
Wahloo, Per
Author:
Dahl, Arne
Author:
Maj Sj?wall and Per Wahl?? Introduction by Arne Dahl
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Beck, martin (fictitious character)
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Subject:
fiction;mystery;crime;sweden;martin beck;police procedural;detective;stockholm;novel;thriller;crime fiction;schweden;police;beck;swedish literature;swedish
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
Publication Date:
20090631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8 x 5.19 x .7 in .625 lb

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