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Maj Sjöwall


Sweden (1935 - 2020)
Partner of Per Wahlöö

Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö were husband and wife. They were both committed Marxists and, between 1965 and 1975, they collaborated on ten mysteries featuring Martin Beck.

Genres: Mystery
 
Series
Martin Beck (with Per Wahlöö)
   1. Roseanna (1965)
   2. The Man Who Went Up in Smoke (1966)
   3. The Man on the Balcony (1967)
   4. The Laughing Policeman (1968)
     aka Investigation of Murder
   5. The Fire Engine That Disappeared (1969)
   6. Murder at the Savoy (1970)
   7. The Abominable Man (1972)
   8. The Locked Room (1973)
   9. Cop Killer (1975)
   10. The Terrorists (1976)
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Maj Sjöwall recommends
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Three Minutes (2017)
(Ewert Grens, book 6)
Roslund & Hellström
"Roslund & Hellström are among the very best crime novelists around."

Books containing stories by Maj Sjöwall
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Ten Year Stretch (2018)
Celebrating a Decade of Crime Fiction and CrimeFest
edited by
Martin Edwards and Adrian Muller
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A Darker Shade of Sweden (2013)
17 Swedish stories of murder, mystery and suspense
edited by
John-Henri Holmberg

Awards
1971 Edgar Award for Best Novel : The Laughing Policeman

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