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Murder at the Savoy

Author: Maj Sjöwall; Per Wahlöö
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1977, ©1971.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Viktor Palmgren, a powerful industrialist, is casually shot during an after-dinner speech, the repurcussions -- both on the international money markets and on the residents of the small coastal town of Malmo -- are widespread. Chief Inspector Martin Beck is called in to help catch a killer nobody, not even the victim, was able to identify. He begins a systemic search for the friends, enemies, business  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Mystery fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sjöwall, Maj, 1935-
Murder at the Savoy.
New York : Vintage Books, 1977, ©1971
(OCoLC)988154761
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maj Sjöwall; Per Wahlöö
ISBN: 0394723422 9780394723426
OCLC Number: 2463419
Notes: Translation of Polis, polis, patatismos!
Reprint of the ed. published by Pantheon Books, New York.
Description: 204 pages ; 18 cm
Other Titles: Polis, polis, potatismos!
Responsibility: Maj Sjöwall, Per Wahlöö ; translated from the Swedish by Amy and Ken Knoespel.

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When Viktor Palmgren, a powerful industrialist, is casually shot during an after-dinner speech, the repurcussions -- both on the international money markets and on the residents of the small coastal town of Malmo -- are widespread. Chief Inspector Martin Beck is called in to help catch a killer nobody, not even the victim, was able to identify. He begins a systemic search for the friends, enemies, business associates and call girls who may have wanted Palmgren dead, but in the process he finds to his dismay that he has nothing but contempt for the victim and sympathy for the murderer!

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