This is the fourth in a series of popular police procedurals about Stockholm police superintendent Martin Beck, a likeable, flawed and deeply human police detective. In this story Beck seeks the murderer of nine passengers on a Stockholm bus, one of whom was his best detective.
“A tantalizing, intricate tale.”—The New York Times Book Review
“Sjöwall and Wahlöö write unsparingly and unswervingly. . . . Their plots are second to none.”—Val McDermid