The fire engine that disappeared

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Pantheon Books , New York
Police, Martin Beck (Fictitious character), Fi
Statement[by] Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö. Translated from the Swedish by Joan Tate
ContributionsWahlöö, Per, 1926-1975, joint author
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LC ClassificationsPZ4.S61953 Fi3, PT9876.29.J63 Fi3
The Physical Object
Pagination213 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24794724M
ISBN 100394412087
LC Control Number76128771

The Fire Engine that Disappeared is probably, so far, by favorite entry so far (excepting the first outstanding book in the series, Roseanna). The Fire Engine that Disappeared opens with the mysterious explosion at a small Stockholm apartment building.

Eleven people are inside.4/5. THE FIRE ENGINE THAT DISAPPEARED is one of my three favorite Martin Beck police investigation novels in the ten-book series, the others being THE LAUGHING POLICEMAN and THE ABOMINABLE MAN.

While relieving an officer for his coffee break during surveillance duty on a cold winter night, Inspector Gunvald Larsson witnesses a massive explosion at /5(). The Fire Engine that Disappeared is my favorite book so far in the series. I'm off to the next. Read more. 6 people found this helpful.

Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Dave Pfeiffer. out of 5 stars Nice balance The fire engine that disappeared book action and investigation. Reviewed in the United States on Febru /5(). The Fire Engine That Disappeared: Martin Beck Series, Book 5 (MP3 Book) Published May 13th by Blackstone Audio, Inc.

MP3 Book, 0 pagesCited by: 2. The Fire Engine That Disappeared, first published in Sweden in was the fifth in a series of ten Martin Beck mysteries written by the Swedish, husband and wife team of Per Wahloo and Maj Sjowall. The plot and structure of the Beck mysteries I've read to date do not deviate from the standard format found in any well-written police by: 2.

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you can swap the foreign names for places and people for something from Chicago, and you would think these writers are American Policemen turned fiction writers. it is claimed that all modern police procedural novels stem from this 10 volume set.

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The lightning-paced fifth novel in the Martin Beck mystery series by the internationally renowned crime writing duo, Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö, finds Beck investigating one of the strangest, most violent, and unforgettable crimes of his incendiary device that blew the roof off a Stockholm apartment not only interrupted the small, peaceful orgy underway inside, it nearly took the.

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'The fire engine that disappeared' is the first of the Martin Beck series that I've read, though it's the fifth in the series. I've been meaning to try one for a while, and I'm not disappointed. Though a book recognisably 'of its time', it's none the worse for it and I can understand why Henning Mankell was influenced by these authors/5(9).

‘The tale proceeds at a fast clip, inventive and tantalizing as the pieces of the puzzle alternately fit together and fly apart “The Fire Engine that Disappeared” is downright fascinating.’ Publishers Weekly 'A gripping read, brilliantly plotted and with frequent moments of hilarity or tenderness.' The Guardian Praise for Sjowall /5(12).

The Fire Engine That Disappeared - The Fire Engine That Disappeared audiobook, by Maj Sjöwall Gunvald Larsson sits carefully observing the dingy Stockholm apartment of a man under police surveillance.

He looks at his watch: nine minutes past eleven in the evening. At that same moment, the house explodes, killing at least three people.

Chief Inspector Martin Beck and his men don’t 3/5. About The Fire Engine that Disappeared. The lightning-paced fifth novel in the Martin Beck mystery series by the internationally renowned crime writing duo, Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö, finds Beck investigating one of the strangest, most violent, and unforgettable crimes of his incendiary device that blew the roof off a Stockholm apartment not only interrupted the small, peaceful.

The Fire Engine that Disappeared opens with policeman, Gunvald Larsson sitting outside a block of flats watching the movements of a suspected offender. Suddenly an explosion rips through the building and Larsson, a burly ex-seaman, rushes in to save those occupants still alive, an act of heroism that is largely ignored by his colleagues.

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Books Go Search Hello Select your address /5(3). Where does The Fire Engine That Disappeared rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far. you can swap the foreign names for places and people for something from Chicago, and you would think these writers are American Policemen turned fiction writers.

it is claimed that all modern police procedural novels stem from this 10 volume : Blackstone Audio, Inc. This is the fifth book in the Martin beck series. The title comes from a toy which one of the officers, Einar Rönn, gave to his young son.

There is another fire engine which also disappeared in that it failed to arrive at the scene of a fire because it was directed to the wrong address/5.

All about The Fire Engine That Disappeared by Maj Sjöwall. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers the explosion would have led to a major catastrophe because somehow a regulation fire-truck has vanished. Was it terrorism, suicide, or simply a gas leak.

It was an okay book, slow paced, but nice. A bit /5(24). The Fire Engine That Disappeared (Book): Sjöwall, Maj.A little less of Martin Beck, a little more of his associates in another nonpareil procedural novel which pursues with thin-and-tight-lipped realism the aftermath of an explosion in a Stockholm apartment house.

Among the initial victims is Maim, who was active in a stolen car and drug traffic but was dead before the fire broke out, and before it's finally put out, there are further fatalities.The Fire Engine That Disappeared (Book): Sjöwall, Maj: "The lightning-paced fifth novel in the Martin Beck mystery series by the internationally renowned crime writing duo, Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö, finds Beck investigating one of the strangest, most violent, and unforgettable crimes of his career.

The incendiary device that blew the roof off a Stockholm apartment not only interrupted.