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The abominable man: a Martin Beck mystery

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Publisher:
Vintage Crime / Black Lizard,
Pub. Date:
2009.
Edition:
2nd Vintage Crime / Black Lizard ed.
Language:
English
Description
The striking seventh novel in the Martin Beck mystery series by Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö, finds Beck facing one of the greatest challenges in his professional career. 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 strong-arm police work and shear 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 Beck, his investigation unearths evidence of police corruption. That's when an even stronger sense of responsibility and something like shame urge him into taking a series of drastic steps, which lead to a shocking disaster.
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ISBN:
9780307390905
030739090
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Grouping Title abominable man a martin beck mystery
Grouping Author sjöwall maj
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auth_author2 Teal, Thomas., Wahlöö, Per, 1926-1975.
author Sjöwall, Maj, 1935-
author2-role Teal, Thomas., Wahlöö, Per,1926-1975.
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display_description "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."
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series Martin Beck mystery, Vintage crime/Black Lizard
series_with_volume Martin Beck mystery|7, Vintage crime/Black Lizard|
subject_facet Beck, Martin (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction, Mystery fiction, Police -- Fiction, Police corruption -- Fiction, Stockholm (Sweden) -- Fiction
title_display The abominable man : a Martin Beck mystery
title_full The abominable man : a Martin Beck mystery / Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö ; translated from the Swedish by Thomas Teal
title_short The abominable man :
title_sub a Martin Beck mystery
topic_facet Beck, Martin (Fictitious character), Investigation, Murder, Police, Police corruption