The Abominable Man

The Abominable Man

A Martin Beck Mystery

Book - 2009
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The striking seventh novel in the Martin Beck mystery series by Maj Sj#65533;wall and Per Wahl#65533;#65533;, 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.
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2009, c1972
Edition: 2nd Vintage crimeBlack Lizard ed. --
ISBN: 9780307390905
030739090X
Branch Call Number: FIC Sjowa 2009
Characteristics: x, 215 p. --

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