The Resource He who kills the dragon, Leif G.W. Persson ; translated from the Swedish by Neil Smith

He who kills the dragon, Leif G.W. Persson ; translated from the Swedish by Neil Smith

Label
He who kills the dragon
Title
He who kills the dragon
Statement of responsibility
Leif G.W. Persson ; translated from the Swedish by Neil Smith
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Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • swe
  • eng
Summary
In this second installment of Persson's trilogy of police procedurals featuring the "small, fat and primitive" Evert Backstrom, the grand master's most appallingly repulsive (and funniest) character is finally given his fifteen minutes of fame by way of his patented combination of laziness, luck, and an unbelievable sense of timing. A seemingly ordinary murder puzzles Backstrom, who is struggling with strict orders from his doctor to lead a healthier life. His gut feeling proves him right: within days, his team has another murder linked to the first on their hands, and reports of alleged ties to a Securicor heist gone out of control, killing two. The nation needs a hero, and the newly appointed head of the Vasterort police force Anna Holt needs somebody to kill the dragon for her. Who better to heed to the task than Evert Backstrom: self-sufficient, ostentatious, devoid of moral, Hawaii shirt-clad, and, latterly, armed?
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UKMGB
Dewey number
PER
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Swedish
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Evert Backstrom
Series volume
2
He who kills the dragon, Leif G.W. Persson ; translated from the Swedish by Neil Smith
Label
He who kills the dragon, Leif G.W. Persson ; translated from the Swedish by Neil Smith
Publication
Note
Originally published in Sweden in 2008
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A seemingly ordinary murder puzzles Bc̃kstrm̲, who is struggling with strict orders from his doctor to lead a healthier life. His gut feeling proves him right: within days, his team has another murder linked to the first on their hands, and reports of alleged ties to a Securicor heist gone out of control, killing two. The nation needs a hero, and the newly appointed head of the Vs̃terort police force Anna Holt needs somebody to kill the dragon for her. Who better to heed to the task than Evert Bc̃kstrm̲: self-sufficient, ostentatious, devoid of moral, Hawaii shirt-clad, and, latterly, armed?
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14645551
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
393 pages
Isbn
9780857520722
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780857520722
  • (eLGAR).b26955957
  • (OCoLC)796277872

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