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Nesser, Håkan 1950-

Overview
Works: 456 works in 1,774 publications in 3 languages and 15,745 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Suspense fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews 
Roles: Creator, Narrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, Interviewee
Classifications: PT9876.24.E76, 839.7374
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Håkan Nesser
Publications by Håkan Nesser
Most widely held works by Håkan Nesser
Borkmann's point : an Inspector Van Veeteren mystery by Håkan Nesser( Book )
19 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,396 libraries worldwide
When an ex-convict and then a wealthy real-estate tycoon fall victim to a violent attack by a possible ax murderer, Chief Inspector Van Veeteren is called in to assist with the local investigation
Mind's eye : an Inspector Van Veeteren mystery by Håkan Nesser( Book )
16 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,367 libraries worldwide
When Janek Mitter wakes up from a night of too much alcohol and sex, he must break into the locked bathroom, where he finds his wife dead in the bathtub. Suffering from amnesia as a result of his drinking, he falls into a lethargic state that lasts throughout his murder trial, conviction, and imprisonment in a mental hospital. Detective Chief Inspector Van Veeteren launches a new investigation when Mitter is murdered
The inspector and silence : an Inspector Van Veeteren mystery by Håkan Nesser( Book )
15 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,312 libraries worldwide
It's a sweltering summer in Sweden and Chief Inspector Van Veeteren is long overdue for a holiday when a secretive and dubious religious sect comes under investigation. One of its members, a girl on the cusp of adolescence, is found dead in the forest near their holiday camp, brutally raped and strangled. The members of the Pure Life choose to remain silent about the incident rather than defend themselves
The return : an Inspector van Veeteren mystery by Håkan Nesser( Book )
15 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 1,197 libraries worldwide
When a young girl on a woodland hike stumbles upon a corpse with no hands, feet, or head, Chief Inspector Van Veeteren, recovering from surgery in a nearby hospital, begins to piece together the clues in the case
Woman with birthmark : an Inspector Van Veeteren mystery by Håkan Nesser( Book )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 1,170 libraries worldwide
Detective Van Veeteren and his associates are left bewildered by the curious murder of a man shot twice in the heart and twice below the belt. Revenge seems to be the motive, in this chilling novel filled with deception, blackmail, and murder
Münster's case : an Inspector Van Veeteren mystery by Håkan Nesser( Book )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 848 libraries worldwide
The untimely murder of a lottery-winning retiree, whose case was initially closed by the quiet confession of his wife, baffles Detective Münster when a neighbor goes missing and contradictory evidence emerges
Borkmann's point an Inspector Van Veeteren mystery by Håkan Nesser( file )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 432 libraries worldwide
When an ex-convict and then a wealthy real-estate tycoon fall victim to a violent attack by a possible ax murderer, Chief Inspector Van Veeteren is called in to assist with the local investigation
The inspector and silence [an Inspector Van Veeteren mystery] by Håkan Nesser( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 404 libraries worldwide
A young girl is found dead in the forest, brutally raped and strangled, near the summer camp of a secretive religious sect. Van Veeteren and the other detectives on the case are angered and mystified by the sect's leader, Oscar Yellineck, a charismatic yet guarded messiah figure. Meanwhile, an unidentified woman offers to help. Her knowledge suggests she's more than a passing good Samaritan, and her tips become doubly perplexing as a string of horrifying new crimes occurs
Mind's eye an Inspector Van Veeteren mystery by Håkan Nesser( file )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 334 libraries worldwide
When Janek Mitter wakes up from a night of too much alcohol and sex, he must break into the locked bathroom, where he finds his wife dead in the bathtub. Suffering from amnesia as a result of his drinking, he falls into a lethargic state that lasts throughout his murder trial, conviction, and imprisonment in a mental hospital. Detective Chief Inspector Van Veeteren launches a new investigation when Mitter is murdered
The return an Inspector van Veeteren mystery by Håkan Nesser( file )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 318 libraries worldwide
When a young girl on a woodland hike stumbles upon a corpse with no hands, feet, or head, Chief Inspector Van Veeteren, recovering from surgery in a nearby hospital, begins to piece together the clues in the case
The unlucky lottery by Håkan Nesser( Book )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 310 libraries worldwide
Commissaris Münster en zijn team moeten zich zonder de befaamde Van Veeteren bezighouden met de verschrikkelijke moord op een bejaarde man
Woman with birthmark an Inspector Van Veeteren mystery by Håkan Nesser( file )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 261 libraries worldwide
Detective Van Veeteren and his associates are left bewildered by the curious murder of a man shot twice in the heart and twice below the belt. Revenge seems to be the motive, in this chilling novel filled with deception, blackmail, and murder
Hour of the wolf by Håkan Nesser( Book )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 252 libraries worldwide
A young boy is killed in a hit and run. Under the cover of rain and darkness, the driver escapes the scene. But the incident will change his life forever as he becomes the victim of blackmail ...Meanwhile Van Veeteren, now retired from the Maardam police, faces his greatest challenge yet when a family member becomes the victim of a terrible crime. And, as the body count rises, it gradually becomes clear that the person behind these murders is acting on their own dark logic
The weeping girl : an Inspector Van Veeteren mystery by Håkan Nesser( Book )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 183 libraries worldwide
For Ewa Moreno, Chief Inspector Van Veeteren's protege, this is her most perplexing case yet...Winnie Maas died because she changed her mind...A community is left reeling after a teacher - Arnold Maager - is convicted of murdering his female pupil Winnie Maas. It seems the girl had been pregnant with Maager's child. Years later, on her eighteenth birthday, Maager's daughter Mikaela finally learns the terrible truth about her father. Desperate for answers, Mikaela travels to the institution at Lejnice, where Maager has been held since his trial. But soon afterwards she inexplicably vanishes. Detective Inspector Ewa Moreno from the Maardam Police is on holiday in the area when she finds herself drawn into Mikaela's disappearance. But before she can make any headway in the case, Maager himself disappears - and then a body is found. It will soon become clear to Ewa that only unravelling the events of the past will unlock this dark mystery
Münsters case an Inspector Van Veeteren mystery by Håkan Nesser( file )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
For Waldemar Leverkuhn, a retiree living with his wife in a small unit in an unassuming block of apartments, the day couldn't begin more auspiciously. He, along with three friends, have won the lottery. It's a modest but healthy sum of money and the old men toast to their good luck with a celebratory dinner at their usual haunt. The day ends, however, with Leverkuhn drunk, stumbling, belligerent, and eventually dead in his bed, stabbed twenty-eight times in the chest with a carving knife. After a cursory investigation on Leverkuhn's few friends and irritable family members that leads to more questions than answers, Leverkuhn's quiet, weary wife incredibly confesses to her husband's murder. The case seems to have solved itself, but when the Leverkuhn's formidable neighbor, Else Van Eck, goes missing and is later discovered in gruesome fashion, Detective Münster and his team find themselves back in the fog and chasing after whisps of clues that indicate that the murders are inextricably linked
De vrouw met de moedervlek by Håkan Nesser( Book )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in Dutch and held by 149 libraries worldwide
Commissaris van Veeteren tast lange tijd in het duister omtrent het motief, verband en de dader van de identieke moord op twee mannen
Carambole by Håkan Nesser( Book )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in Dutch and held by 149 libraries worldwide
Wanneer een doodgewone man ongewild de spil lijkt in een serie moorden, tast de Zweedse politie lang in het duister
De dode op het strand by Håkan Nesser( Book )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in Dutch and held by 146 libraries worldwide
Rechercheur Ewa Moreno van het Van Veeteren-team gaat op zoek naar een 18-jarig meisje dat is verdwenen na een bezoek aan haar vader die al zestien jaar vastzit vanwege de lustmoord op een scholiere
De zwaluw, de kat, de roos en de dood by Håkan Nesser( Book )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in Dutch and held by 145 libraries worldwide
De gepensioneerde commissaris Van Veeteren helpt zijn oud-collega's bij het vinden van een moordenaar die bij zijn slachtoffers aanwijzingen achterlaat, afkomstig uit oude detectiveverhalen
Van Veeteren en de zaak-G. by Håkan Nesser( Book )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in Dutch and held by 145 libraries worldwide
Commissaris Van Veeteren probeert in 2002 een moord op te lossen die werd gepleegd in 1987, maar destijds niet bewezen kon worden
 
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Alternative Names
Neser, Chokan, 1950-
Nesers, Hokans, 1950-
Nesser, Hakan
Nesser, Hakan, 1950-
Nesser, Håkkan
Несер, Хокан, 1950-
Нессер, Хокан, 1950-
ネッセル, ホーカン
Languages
English (128)
Dutch (16)
Swedish (3)
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