The abominable man: a Martin Beck mystery
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Published:
New York : Vintage Crime / Black Lizard, 2009.
Edition:
2nd Vintage Crime / Black Lizard ed.
Physical Desc:
215 pages ; 21 cm.
Status:
Southside
Mystery Sjöwall, M
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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9780307390905 (pbk.), 030739090X (pbk.)

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Introduction, c2009 ; This translation originally published in a slightly different form in hardcover in the U.S. by Pantheon Books,1972, and by Vintage Books, 1980. -- T.p. verso.
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"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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Translated from the Swedish.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Sjöwall, M., Wahlöö, P., & Teal, T. (2009). The abominable man: a Martin Beck mystery. 2nd Vintage Crime / Black Lizard ed. New York: Vintage Crime / Black Lizard.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Sjöwall, Maj, 1935-, Per Wahlöö and Thomas. Teal. 2009. The Abominable Man: A Martin Beck Mystery. New York: Vintage Crime / Black Lizard.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Sjöwall, Maj, 1935-, Per Wahlöö and Thomas. Teal, The Abominable Man: A Martin Beck Mystery. New York: Vintage Crime / Black Lizard, 2009.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Sjöwall, Maj, Per Wahlöö, and Thomas Teal. The Abominable Man: A Martin Beck Mystery. 2nd Vintage Crime / Black Lizard ed. New York: Vintage Crime / Black Lizard, 2009. Print.

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