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Laughing Policeman, the (1968) [Novel]
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Series: Story of a Crime, the (Martin Beck)
Part: 4

Summary (From the publisher):

On a cold and rainy Stockholm night, nine bus riders are gunned down by an unknown assassin. The press, anxious for an explanation for the seemingly random crime, quickly dubs him a madman. But Martin Beck of the Homicide Squad suspects otherwise: this apparently motiveless killer has managed to target one of Beck's best detectives - and he, surely, would not have been riding that lethal bus without a reason. With its wonderfully observed lawmen, its brilliantly rendered felons and their murky Stockholm underworld, and its deftly engineered plot, "The Laughing Policeman" has long been recognised as a classic of the police procedural.

Original title: Den skrattande polisen
Original languages: Swedish


Genre: FictionCrime and MysteryDetective Story and DetectivesPolice Procedural


Edition #1: The Laughing Policeman

The Laughing Policeman (1970)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Alan Blair
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Manifested in:

The Laughing Policeman (2002)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Orion Publishing Group
ISBN: 0752847724
Dimensions: 5 x 7.6 x 0.8
Pages: 224

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