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By Per Wahlöö
The chilling 3rd novel within the Martin Beck secret sequence by way of the the world over well known crime writing duo Maj Sjöwall and consistent with Wahlöö, unearths Martin Beck investigating a string of kid murders.In the as soon as peaceable parks of Stockholm, a killer is stalking younger ladies and disposing their our bodies. town is on part, and an undercurrent of worry has gripped its citizens. Martin Beck, now a superintendent, has attainable witnesses: a silent, stone-cold mugger and a mute 3 yr previous boy. With the chance of one other homicide turning out to be as on a daily basis passes, the police strength paintings evening and day. yet their efforts have provided little perception into the method of the killer. Then reminiscence resurfaces in Beck's brain, and he may have the holiday he wishes.
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Gunvald Larsson glared at him. 'Yes, I do. yet i do not retain all my notes. I suggest, it wasn't whatever very important. A loopy previous lady calling up. Why may still I bring it to mind? " Kollberg sighed. 'Well, the place can we move from right here? " 'When is Melander coming? " Martin Beck requested. 'Three o'clock, i believe. He was once operating final evening. " 'Call up and ask him to come back the following now," Martin Beck acknowledged. "He can sleep another time. " bankruptcy 23 yes adequate, while Kollberg known as up, Melander was once asleep in his residence on the nook of Norr Mälarstrand and Polhemsgatan. Dressing straight away, he drove the quick distance to Kungsholmsgatan in his personal motor vehicle and just a area of an hour later he joined the opposite 3. He recalled the phone dialog and after they had run the final a part of the tape from the interrogation with Rolf Evert Lundgren, he proven that Martin Beck's thought about the description used to be right. Then he requested for a cup of espresso and commenced conscientiously filling his pipe. He lighted up, leaned again within the chair and acknowledged: 'So you think that there is a few connection? " 'It's in simple terms supposition," Martin Beck stated. "A contribution to the guessing festival. " 'There could be whatever in it, of course," Melander stated. "What do you need me to do approximately it? " 'Use that in-built desktop you've got rather than a brain," Kollberg acknowledged. Melander nodded and went on lightly sucking at Ms pipe. Kollberg known as him "the dwelling punch-card machine," which used to be a becoming identify. Melander's reminiscence had already develop into mythical in the strength. 'Try and take note what Gunvald acknowledged and did while he obtained that mobilephone call," Martin Beck stated. 'Wasn't it the day prior to Lennart got here right here? " Melander acknowledged. "Let's see now… the second one of June it should have been. I had the place of work round the corner then, and while Lennart got here I moved in right here. " 'Exactly," Martin Beck acknowledged. "And I went right down to Motala that day. i used to be so that it will the educate and purely appeared in to invite approximately that fence. " 'Larsson, the person who had died. " Kollberg was once perched at the window sill, listening. He had frequently been current while Melander recapitulated the process events—sometimes that they had been a lot farther again than this—and he constantly had the sensation that he was once witnessing a seance. Melander had taken up what Kollberg known as "his philosopher pose": he was once leaning again within the chair together with his legs stretched complete size yet crossed, his eyes part close, and drawing lightly at his pipe. Martin Beck, as ordinary, stood with one arm at the submitting cupboard. 'When I got here in you have been status precisely the place you are status now and Gunvald sat the place he is sitting now. We have been speaking approximately that fence while the telephone rang. Gunvald spoke back. He acknowledged his identify and requested hers, I do not forget that. " 'Do you keep in mind no matter if he wrote the identify down? " Martin Beck requested. 'I imagine so. I be mindful he had a pen in his hand. convinced, he should have made a observe of it. " 'Do you take into account no matter if he requested for the handle? " 'No, i don't believe he did. yet she could have given either identify and tackle by surprise. " Martin Beck regarded inquiringly at Gunvald Larsson, who shrugged.