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The locked room

Author: Maj Sjöwall; Per Wahlöö
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 2nd Vintage Crime/Black Lizard edView all editions and formats
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A young blonde in sunglasses robs a bank and kills a hapless citizen. Across town, a corpse with a bullet shot through its heart is found in a locked room with no gun at the scene. The crimes seem disparate, but to Martin Beck they are two pieces of the same puzzle, and solving it becomes the one way he can escape the pains of his failed marriage and the lingering effects of a near-fatal bullet wound.
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maj Sjöwall; Per Wahlöö
ISBN: 9780307390493 0307390497
OCLC Number: 316030667
Language Note: Translated from the Swedish.
Notes: This translation originally published in hardcover in slightly different form in the United States by Pantheon Books, 1973, and subsequently published in paperback by Vintage Books, 1980. Originally published with introduction in Great Britain by Harper Perennial, 2007.
"A Martin Beck police mystery"--Cover.
Description: 311 pages ; 20 cm.
Other Titles: Slutna rummet.
Responsibility: Maj Slöwall and Per Wahlöö ; translated from the Swedish by Paul Britten Austin ; [introduction by Michael Connelly].

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A young blonde in sunglasses robs a bank and kills a hapless citizen. Across town, a corpse with a bullet shot through its heart is found in a locked room with no gun at the scene. The crimes seem disparate, but to Martin Beck they are two pieces of the same puzzle, and solving it becomes the one way he can escape the pains of his failed marriage and the lingering effects of a near-fatal bullet wound.

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