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The Dying Detective

(2016)
A novel by

 
 
Retired Chief of the National Crime Police and Swedish Security Service Lars Martin Johansson has just suffered a stroke. He is paying the price for a life of excess - stress, good food and fine wine. With his dangerously high blood pressure, his heart could fail at the slightest excitement.

In the hospital, a chance encounter with a neurologist provides an important piece of information about a 25-year-old murder investigation and alerts Lars Martin Johansson's irrepressible police instincts. The period for prosecution expired just weeks earlier and that isn't the only limitation. Lars Martin Johansson is determined to solve the atrocious crime – from his deathbed.

The inimitable style, distinct voice and dark humour of Leif GW Persson, along with the fascinating exploration of a long-cold murder case, serves to make The Dying Detective a true masterpiece of the genre.

Genre: Mystery

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Used availability for Leif G W Persson's The Dying Detective

Hardback Editions

May 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Dying Detective: A Mystery
Author(s): Leif GW Persson
ISBN: 0-307-90763-5 / 978-0-307-90763-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pantheon
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June 2016 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Dying Detective
Author(s): Leif G W Persson
ISBN: 0-85752-088-1 / 978-0-85752-088-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Doubleday
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Paperback Editions

April 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Dying Detective: A Mystery
Author(s): Leif GW Persson
ISBN: 0-307-95036-0 / 978-0-307-95036-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
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January 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Dying Detective
Author(s): Leif G W Persson
ISBN: 0-552-77837-0 / 978-0-552-77837-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Black Swan
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2001 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Dying Detective
Author(s): Leif G W Persson
ISBN: 0-85752-089-X / 978-0-85752-089-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Doubleday
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Audio Editions

May 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Dying Detective: A Mystery
Author(s): Leif GW Persson, Neil Smith - translator
Publisher: Random House Audio
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May 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Dying Detective: A Mystery
Author(s): Leif GW Persson, Neil Smith - translator
Publisher: Random House Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

May 2017 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Dying Detective: A Mystery
Author(s): Leif GW Persson
Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
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June 2016 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Dying Detective
Author(s): Leif G W Persson
Publisher: Transworld Digital
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