A journalist has vanished without a trace in Budapest.  When Martin Beck arrives in the city to investigate, he is drawn into an Eastern European underworld in search of a man nobody knows.  What he discovers will put his life at risk.

Swedish Detective Inspector Martin Beck is a master of human nature and relentless in his pursuit of criminals.  The Man Who Went Up in Smoke is the second in the Martin Beck series.

Author

Maj Sjöwall

Maj Sjöwall is a Swedish author and translator. She is best known for the collaborative work with her partner Per Wahlöö on a series of ten novels about the exploits of Martin Beck, a police detective in Stockholm. In 1971, the fourth of these books, The Laughing Policeman (a translation of Den skrattande polisen, originally published in 1968) won an Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America for Best Novel.They also wrote novels separately.

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Books:

Series: Martin Beck

Book Number:
4
2007
Book Number:
3
2007
Review THE LAUGHING POLICEMAN - Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo
Karen Chisholm
Saturday, October 13, 2007
Review THE MAN ON THE BALCONY - Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo
Karen Chisholm
Friday, October 12, 2007
Review THE MAN WHO WENT UP IN SMOKE - Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo
Karen Chisholm
Wednesday, September 5, 2007

Per Wahlöö

Per Fredrik Wahlöö (5 August 1926 - 22 June 1975) was a Swedish author. He is perhaps best known for the collaborative work with his partner Maj Sjöwall on a series of ten novels about the exploits of Martin Beck, a police detective in Stockholm, published between 1965 and 1975. In 1971, The Laughing Policeman (a translation of Den skrattande polisen, originally published in 1968) won an Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America for Best Novel. Wahlöö and Sjöwall also wrote novels separately.

Country of Origin

Books:

Series: Martin Beck

Book Number:
4
2007
Book Number:
3
2007
Review THE LAUGHING POLICEMAN - Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo
Karen Chisholm
Saturday, October 13, 2007
Review THE MAN ON THE BALCONY - Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo
Karen Chisholm
Friday, October 12, 2007
Review THE MAN WHO WENT UP IN SMOKE - Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo
Karen Chisholm
Wednesday, September 5, 2007
ISBN
0007232845
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2
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