Sjöwall and Wahlöö's Martin Beck mysteries.

Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö, "Roseanna"

2013-01-04 · in Books, Martin Beck · 53 words

The first Martin Beck book. I'll be looking for more.

Extremely dry prose style (it reads like Wikipedia, effectively). I'm not sure how much of this is from the original and how much is the translator's work -- but it works! Despite being written in 1968 this doesn't feel dated at all.