This is the first book of 10 Martin Beck police mysteries which are originally written in Swedish.
I enjoy reading authors from around the world - I really enjoyed this read and look forward to more in the series.
The dialogue is well written, the characters multi-dimensional, and the plot is tight, with moments of suspense.
The sterile tone and dispassionate descriptions make for interesting reading. In spite of or perhaps because of the writing style, one focuses on the characters who quickly become... Read morePublished 12 days ago by Amazon Customer
This is the first of their Martin Beck novels & maybe the rest. My 2nd reading was as good as the first. PLPublished 23 days ago by philip levine
An excellent book, very good read. Since finishing this book, I have ordered three more in the series of ten Martin Beck books. I shall enjoy reading all ten. Read morePublished 1 month ago by william t davis
I'm hooked and will most likely read more of the titles available. Priced right.Published 1 month ago by Thomas R. Tomses
DO ENJOY THESE AND PLEASED FOR THE RECOMMENDATION FROM JO NESBO. GLAD TO HAVE ALL TEN BOOKS AND ENJOY THE EXCELLENT TALENT OF THE AUTHORS.Published 1 month ago by DENNIS H KUNDE
Interesting how units of measure are Americanized for non European readers. Liked to read descriptions of European cities and geography. Maj does this so well. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Larry Wise, Jr.
This first Martin Beck novel has hooked our family! We're lovers of mystery/detective stories and this series is wonderful - well written, funny and accurately portrays the lives... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Ruth Ann Gilbert
Have read this book numerous times and enjoyed it each time. Great police procedural and stands the test of time.Published 2 months ago by Linda Obrzut