Order of Martin Beck Books

Martin Beck is the lead character in a series of Scandinavian crime fiction novels by Swedish novelists Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo. Martin Beck is a Stockholm police detective. Martin is described as a tall smoker and has a weak immune system. He has two teenage sons. Al of the novels have been adapted to […]


Order of Maj Sjowall Books

Maj Sjowall was a Swedish author of crime fiction who was best known with her collaborations with her late partner Per Wahloo. Her novels with Wahloo featured Swedish police detective Martin Beck. Their novel The Laughing Policeman won an Edgar Award for Best Novel and was also adapted to film (starring Walter Matthau). In addition […]


Order of Per Wahloo Books

Per Wahloo (1926-1975) was a Swedish author of crime fiction. He is sometimes referred to as “Peter” in English. Per is best known for his work as one half of the writing team of Sjowall and Wahloo along with common law partner and fellow Marxist Maj Sjowall. Together, they wrote the Martin Beck series. Their […]