Tuesday, August 05, 2008

Happy birthday, Per Wahlöö.

Swedish author Per Wahlöö, creator (with his wife Maj Sjöwall) of detective Martin Beck, was born today in Gothenburg in 1926. They won an Edgar for The Laughing Policeman (1970). Wahlöö died in 1975. Beck appears in a Swedish TV series that often airs on the Mhz networks.

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