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Linda, As in the Linda Murder

(2013)
(The first book in the Evert Backstrom series)
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Random House presents the unabridged downloadable audiobook edition of Linda, as in the Linda Murder by Leif G W Persson, read by Erik Davies.

In the middle of an unusually hot Swedish summer, a young woman studying at the Vaxjo Police Academy is brutally murdered. Police Inspector Evert Backstrom is unwillingly drafted in from Stockholm to head up the investigation.

Egotistical, vain and utterly prejudiced against everything, Backstrom is a man who has no sense of duty or responsibility, thinks everyone with the exception of himself is an imbecile and is only really capable of warm feelings towards his pet goldfish and the nearest bottle of liquor. If they are to solve the case, his long suffering team must work around him, following the scant few leads which remain after Backstrom's intransigence has let the trail go cold.

Blackly comic, thrillingly compelling and utterly real, Linda, as in the Linda Murder is the novel which introduces the listener to the modern masterpiece that is Evert Backstrom, a man described by his creator as 'short, fat and primitive'. He is, without doubt, the real deal when it comes to modern policing.

Genre: Mystery

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Used availability for Leif G W Persson's Linda, As in the Linda Murder

Hardback Editions

February 2013 : UK Hardback
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Title: Linda, As in the Linda Murder: Backstrom 1
Author(s): Leif G W Persson
ISBN: 0-85752-086-5 / 978-0-85752-086-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Doubleday
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

February 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: Linda, As in the Linda Murder: A Backstrom Novel (Backstrom Series)
Author(s): Leif GW Persson
ISBN: 0-307-90765-1 / 978-0-307-90765-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


November 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: Linda, As in the Linda Murder: Backstrom 1
Author(s): Leif G W Persson
ISBN: 0-552-77836-2 / 978-0-552-77836-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Black Swan
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February 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: Linda, As in the Linda Murder: Backstroem 1
Author(s): Leif G W Persson
ISBN: 0-85752-087-3 / 978-0-85752-087-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Doubleday
Availability: Amazon UK   


Audio Editions

June 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Linda, as in the Linda Murder: Backstrom 1
Author(s): Leif G W Persson
Publisher: Random House AudioBooks
Availability: Amazon   


June 2017 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Linda, as in the Linda Murder: Backstrom 1
Author(s): Leif G W Persson
Publisher: Random House AudioBooks
Availability: Amazon UK   


February 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Linda, as in the Linda Murder: A Backstrom Novel
Author(s): Leif GW Persson, Neil Smith - translator
Publisher: Random House Audio
Availability: Amazon   


Kindle Editions

February 2016 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Linda, As in the Linda Murder: A Backstrom Novel (Backstrom Series Book 2)
Author(s): Leif GW Persson
Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


February 2013 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Linda, As in the Linda Murder: Backstrom 1
Author(s): Leif G W Persson
Publisher: Transworld Digital
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU