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The Unlucky Lottery

(2011)
(Munster's Case)
(The sixth book in the Inspector Van Veeteren series)
A novel by

 
 
For Waldemar Leverkuhn the day could not have begun more auspiciously. He and three of his friends, all retirees, have just won the lottery. It’s a modest sum when split four ways—certainly not enough to lift Waldemar out of the plain apartment he shares with his quiet, weary wife—but it’s enough for the old men to toast their good luck with a blowout at their favorite bar. The celebration ends, however, with Waldemar drunk, stumbling, belligerent, and eventually dead in his own bed, stabbed twenty-eight times in the chest with a carving knife.
 
Taking charge of the case is Intendent Münster, Chief Inspector Van Veeteren’s longtime right-hand man, and his beguiling colleague Ewa Moreno. They seem to have a surefire lead with the disappearance of one of Waldemar’s friends on the same night as the murder, but after a cursory look into his whereabouts produces more questions than answers, the investigation suddenly seems to solve itself when Marie-Louise Leverkuhn, Waldemar’s wife, confesses to the crime and calmly resigns herself to her fate. The case is, but all accounts, closed. That is, until one of the Leverkuhns’ neighbors in the same unassuming block of apartments goes missing and turns up—spectacularly, gruesomely—in pieces around the city.
 
Thrown back into the fog and chasing after wisps of clues that tenuously but inextricably link the murders, Müenster and Moreno take center stage in Håkan Nesser’s haunting new addition to his acclaimed series.

Genre: Mystery

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Used availability for Hakan Nesser's The Unlucky Lottery

Hardback Editions

August 2012 : Hardback
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Title: [(Munster's Case)] [Author: Hakan Nesser] published on (August, 2012)
Author(s): Hakan Nesser
Publisher: Pantheon Books
Availability: Amazon UK   


August 2012 : USA Hardback
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Title: Munster's Case (Inspector Van Veeteren)
Author(s): Hakan Nesser
ISBN: 0-307-90686-8 / 978-0-307-90686-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pantheon
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October 2011 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Unlucky Lottery (The Van Veeteren series)
Author(s): Hakan Nesser
ISBN: 0-230-74572-5 / 978-0-230-74572-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Mantle
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Paperback Editions

May 2013 : USA Paperback
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Title: Munster's Case: An Inspector Van Veeteren Mystery (6) (Inspector Van Veeteren Series)
Author(s): Hakan Nesser
ISBN: 0-307-94641-X / 978-0-307-94641-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
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April 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Unlucky Lottery (The Van Veeteren series)
Author(s): Hakan Nesser
ISBN: 0-330-51258-7 / 978-0-330-51258-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pan
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April 2012 : Paperback
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Title: [(The Unlucky Lottery)] [Author: Hakan Nesser] published on (April, 2012)
Author(s): Hakan Nesser
Publisher: Pan Books
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October 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Unlucky Lottery (The Van Veeteren series)
Author(s): Hakan Nesser
ISBN: 0-230-75332-9 / 978-0-230-75332-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Mantle
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Audio Editions

May 2018 : UK Audio CD
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Title: The Unlucky Lottery: 6
Author(s): Hakan Nesser
ISBN: 1-5098-7379-1 / 978-1-5098-7379-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bolinda/Macmillan audio
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February 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Unlucky Lottery
Author(s): Hakan Nesser
Publisher: Macmillan Digital Audio
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February 2018 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Unlucky Lottery
Author(s): Hakan Nesser
Publisher: Macmillan Digital Audio
Availability: Amazon AU   


February 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Unlucky Lottery
Author(s): Hakan Nesser
Publisher: Macmillan Digital Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


August 2012 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Munster's Case: An Inspector Van Veeteren Mystery (An Inspector Van Veeteren Mystery, 6)
Author(s): Hakan Nesser
ISBN: 1-61174-865-8 / 978-1-61174-865-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: HighBridge Audio
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August 2012 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Munster's Case: An Inspector Van Veeteren Mystery
Author(s): Hakan Nesser, Laurie Tompson (Translator)
Publisher: HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon   


Kindle Editions

August 2012 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Munster's Case: An Inspector Van Veeteren Mystery (6) (Inspector Van Veeteren Series)
Author(s): Hakan Nesser
Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
Availability: Amazon   


October 2011 : Australia Kindle edition
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Title: The Unlucky Lottery: An Inspector Van Veeteren Mystery 6
Author(s): Hakan Nesser
Publisher: Macmillan
Availability: Amazon AU   


October 2011 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Unlucky Lottery (The Van Veeteren Series Book 6)
Author(s): Hakan Nesser
Publisher: Mantle
Availability: Amazon UK