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Persson, Leif G. W.

Overview
Works: 175 works in 844 publications in 16 languages and 6,615 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Suspense fiction  Biography  Television cop shows  Drama  Television mini-series  Thrillers (Television programs) 
Roles: Author, Other, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Honoree, Redactor, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PT9876.26.E7225, 839.7374
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Publications about Leif G. W Persson
Publications by Leif G. W Persson
Most widely held works about Leif G. W Persson
 
Most widely held works by Leif G. W Persson
Between summer's longing and winter's end : the story of a crime by Leif G. W Persson( Book )
96 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 13 languages and held by 1,352 libraries worldwide
The first entry in a trilogy inspired by the unsolved 1986 assassination of Swedish Prime Minister Olaf Palme traces an investigation into an unknown American's death in Stockholm that reveals a complex web of espionage and intelligence failures
Another time, another life : the story of a crime by Leif G. W Persson( Book )
77 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 13 languages and held by 1,196 libraries worldwide
When a Swedish civil servant is murdered, the two leading detectives on the case, Anna Holt and Bo Jarnebring, find their investigation hastily shelved by an incompetent and corrupt senior investigator. Ten years later, Lars Johansson, having just joined the Swedish Security Police, decides to tie up a few loose ends left behind by his predecessor: specifically, two files on Swedes who had allegedly collaborated on the 1975 takeover of the West German embassy
Free falling, as if in a dream : the story of a crime by Leif G. W Persson( Book )
59 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 941 libraries worldwide
"Its August 2007, and Lars Martin Johansson, chief of the National Bureau of Criminal Investigation in Sweden, is determined once again to reopen the dusty files on the unsolved murder of Prime Minister Palme. With his retirement quickly approaching, Johansson forms a new group, comprised of a few trustworthy detectives who doggedly wade through mountains of paperwork and pursue new leads in a case that has all but gone cold despite the open wound the assassination has left on the consciousness of Swedish society. But the closer the group gets to the truth, the more Johansson compromises the greater good for personal gain, becoming a pawn in the private vendetta of a shady political spin doctor."--Dust jacket
He who kills the dragon by Leif G. W Persson( Book )
45 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 647 libraries worldwide
Evert Backstrom is finally given his fifteen minutes of fame by way of his patented combination of laziness, luck, and an unbelievable sense of timing. A seemingly ordinary murder puzzles Backstrom, who is struggling with strict orders from his doctor to lead a healthier life
Linda, as in the Linda murder by Leif G. W Persson( Book )
9 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 371 libraries worldwide
In the middle of an unusually hot Swedish summer, a young woman studying at the Vaxjo Police Academy is brutally murdered. Police Inspector Evert Backstrom is unwillingly drafted in from Stockholm to head up the investigation
Another time, another life [the story of a crime] by Leif G. W Persson( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 276 libraries worldwide
When a Swedish civil servant is murdered, the two leading detectives on the case, Anna Holt and Bo Jarnebring, find their investigation hastily shelved by an incompetent and corrupt senior investigator. Ten years later, Lars Johansson, having just joined the Swedish Security Police, decides to tie up a few loose ends left behind by his predecessor: specifically, two files on Swedes who had allegedly collaborated on the 1975 takeover of the West German embassy
Het laatste woord : een roman over een misdrijf by Leif G. W Persson( Book )
33 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 206 libraries worldwide
De gepensioneerd rechercheur Lars Martin Johansson belandt in het ziekenhuis waar hij werkt aan een inmiddels verjaarde moord op een klein meisje
Het ware verhaal achter Pinokkio's neus by Leif G. W Persson( Book )
22 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 159 libraries worldwide
De onsympathieke Zweedse hoofdinspecteur Bläckström en zijn team onderzoeken de mysterieuze dood van een landelijk bekende advocaat die zich bezig hield met kunsttransacties
De dragers van de samenleving by Leif G. W Persson( Book )
40 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Commissaris Johansson van de Stockholmse politie krijgt te maken met een arrestant die in zijn cel verwond is geraakt en daarna in het ziekenhuis overlijdt
Free falling, as if in a dream the story of a crime by Leif G. W Persson( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
It's August 2007, and Lars Martin Johansson, chief of the National Bureau of Criminal Investigation in Sweden has opened the files on the unsolved murder of Prime Minister Olof Palme. With his retirement quickly approaching, Johansson forms a new group, comprised of a few trustworthy detectives who doggedly wade through mountains of paperwork and pursue new leads in a case that has all but gone cold despite the open wound the assassination has left on the consciousness of Swedish society. But the closer the group gets to the truth, the more Johansson compromises the greater good for personal gain, becoming a pawn in the private vendetta of a shady political spin doctor
Linda by Leif G. W Persson( Book )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in Serbian and Dutch and held by 90 libraries worldwide
Het onderzoek naar de moord op een jonge politieagente in een Zuid-Zweeds stadje door een ruw politieteam heeft desastreuze gevolgen
The sword of justice by Leif G. W Persson( Book )
3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Had it not been for the last Tsar of Russia, Nicholas II, Winston Churchill and Vladimir Putin, Detective Evert Backstrom of the Stockholm Police Department would never have found himself investigating the murder at the heart of this novel. For this is a story about the final outcome of the actions of those four men over a period of more than a hundred years. Four men who never met, who lived their lives in different worlds, and where the oldest was assassinated forty years before the youngest was born. And as so often before, regardless of the company or context he finds himself in, it is Backstrom that will put an end to the story
Death of a pilgrim ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in Swedish and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Rechercheur Lars M. Johansson stelt een nieuw team samen om de moord op minister-president Olof Palme te onderzoeken
Les profiteurs : un roman sur un crime by Leif G. W Persson( Book )
36 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 60 libraries worldwide
Verslag van twee onderzoeken van de politie in Stockholm
Linda, als in de Linda-moord by Leif G. W Persson( Book )
3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in Dutch and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Het onderzoek naar de moord op een jonge politieagente in een Zuid-Zweeds stadje door een ruw politieteam heeft desastreuze gevolgen
La fête du cochon : un roman sur un crime by Leif G. W Persson( Book )
34 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Le premier roman de l'auteur, dans lequel apparaît déjà le commissaire Lars Martin Johansson. [SDM]
Linda - som i Lindamordet : en roman om en forbrydelse by Leif G. W Persson( Book )
26 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in Swedish and Danish and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Kriminalroman. En ung kvinde findes myrdet af en ukendt gerningsmand. Romanen handler om politiets opklaringsarbejde og konsekvenserne heraf for de nærmeste
Mörderische Idylle : Roman by Leif G. W Persson( Book )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in German and Undetermined and held by 28 libraries worldwide
In Växjö, einem Provinzstädtchen in Schweden, wurde eine 20-jährige Polizeischülerin in ihrer Wohnung grausam misshandelt, vergewaltigt und anschliessend erwürgt. Der Hauptverdächtige hat ein stichhaltiges Alibi. Die Kommissarinnen Anna Holt und Eva Mattei übernehmen den Fall
Backstrom : he who kills the dragon : a novel by Leif G. W Persson( file )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
From a master of Scandinavian crime fiction--the first in a brilliant series of novels centered around the investigations of one irascible, obdurate, and very thirsty Swedish police officer: Detective Superintendent Evert Bäckström of the National Murder Squad. Detective Bäckström is Persson's persistently repulsive yet undeniably brilliant comic creation--an unforgettable cop winding his way through the black comedy of a crime scene, and managing to upset nearly everyone in the process. When a newspaper delivery boy finds a 68 year-old alcoholic lying dead in his apartment--beaten with a saucepan lid and hammer, and then strangled--everyone expects an open-and-shut murder case, everyone that is but Hawaiian-shirt clad Detective Bäckström who's been assigned to lead the investigation team. Under strict orders from his doctor to improve his health as quickly as possible, Bäckström has begun stumbling to work on foot, and even eating vegetables. The police force isn't what it used to be though, and now that it's crowded with women and foreigners resisting a drink is harder than ever before. But when the newspaper boy goes missing Bäckström's suspicions are proven correct, giving his irrepressible mix of luck and laziness a chance to save the day, while managing to upset nearly everyone in the process
L'ultima indagine by Leif G. W Persson( Book )
3 editions published in 2013 in Italian and held by 22 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Leif G. W. Persson criminologo e scrittore svedese
Leif G. W. Persson schwedischer Schriftsteller und Kriminologie-Professor
Leif G. W. Persson Swedish criminologist and writer
Leif G. W. Persson Zweeds criminoloog
Leif GW Persson
Peršon, Lejf G. V. 1945-
Persson, Leif.
Persson, Leif 1945-
Persson, Leif 1945- kriminolog
Persson, Leif G. W.
Persson Leif Gustav Willy 1945-....
Persson, Leif GW.
Persson, Leif GW 1945-
Persson, Lejf G. V. 1945-
Persson, Lief Gustav Willy 1945-
Pešon, Lejf G. V., 1945-
Першон, Лейф Г. В 1945-
פרסון, לייף גוסטב וילי, 1945-
Languages
Swedish (178)
English (78)
German (65)
Danish (51)
Spanish (24)
Dutch (24)
French (19)
Italian (19)
Finnish (15)
Polish (14)
Norwegian (8)
Czech (4)
Serbian (2)
Bulgarian (2)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (1)
Russian (1)
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