The Abominable Man by Maj Sjöwall, Per Wahlöö

The Abominable Man

Martin Beck Police Mystery #7

Maj Sjöwall, Per Wahlöö with Thomas Teal (Translator)

fiction crime mystery dark mysterious fast-paced

216 pages | first published 1971

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On a quiet night a high-ranking police officer, Nyland, is slaughtered in his hospital bed, brutally massacred with a bayonet. It's not hard to find people with a motive to kill him - in fact, the problem for Detective Inspector Martin Beck is how...
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