The Terrorists: A Martin Beck Police Mystery (10)

byMaj Sjowall, Per WahlooIntroduction byDennis Lehane

July 27, 2010|
The Terrorists: A Martin Beck Police Mystery (10) by Maj Sjowall
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The final novel in the Martin Beck mystery series by Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö is a masterful, all consuming tale that rushes toward a thrilling, unexpected climax. With a new introduction by Dennis Lehane: "Tension so thick the reader could crack a tooth."
 
An American senator is visiting Stockholm and Martin Beck must lead a team to protect him from an international gang of terrorists. However, in the midst of the fervor created by the diplomatic visit, a young, peace-loving woman is accused of robbing a bank. Beck is determined to prove her innocence, but gets trapped in the maze of police bureaucracy. To complicate matters a millionaire pornographer has been bludgeoned to death in his own bathtub. Filled with the twists and turns and the pulse pounding excitement that are the hallmarks of the Martin Beck novels, The Terrorists is the stunning conclusion to the incredible series that changed crime fiction forever.
Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö, her husband and coauthor, wrote ten Martin Beck mysteries. They plotted and researched each book together then wrote alternate chapters. The books were written over a ten year period and carefully planned to allow for gradual character development and evolving social commentary as the series c...
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Title:The Terrorists: A Martin Beck Police Mystery (10)
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:304 pages, 7.99 X 5.24 X 0.69 in
Shipping dimensions:304 pages, 7.99 X 5.24 X 0.69 in
Published:July 27, 2010
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780307390882

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