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laughing policeman

Maj Sjöwall

laughing policeman

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Published by Pantheon Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sweden,
  • Stockholm
    • Subjects:
    • Beck, Martin (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.,
    • Police -- Sweden -- Stockholm -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Translation of Den skrattande polisen.

      Statement[by] Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö. Translated from the Swedish by Alan Blair.
      ContributionsWahlöö, Per, 1926-1975, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ4.S61953 Lau, PT9876.29.J63 Lau
      The Physical Object
      Pagination211 p.
      Number of Pages211
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5687977M
      LC Control Number69020182


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