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"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. [4] of cover.

Synopsis:

The discovery of the body of an unknown rape and murder victim sends Detective Inspector Beck of the Stockholm Homicide Squad on a six-month search to determine the identity of the victim and her killer from among dozens of suspects. Reprint. 30,000 first printing.

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Maj Sj

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307772817
Subtitle:
A Martin Beck Mystery
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Author:
Wahloo, Per
Author:
Sjowall, Maj
Author:
Sjöwall, Maj
Author:
Wahlöö, Per
Subject:
Fiction : Mystery & Detective - Police Procedural
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Police Procedural
Subject:
Police
Subject:
Murder
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Murder -- Investigation.
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20080930
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
224

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"Synopsis" by , The discovery of the body of an unknown rape and murder victim sends Detective Inspector Beck of the Stockholm Homicide Squad on a six-month search to determine the identity of the victim and her killer from among dozens of suspects. Reprint. 30,000 first printing.
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