By Per Wahlöö

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From consistent with Wahlöö—co-author along with his spouse, Maj Sjöwall, of the the world over bestselling Martin Beck sequence of mysteries—comes a suspense novel a couple of former German soldier sought after for wondering a couple of homicide in Spain.
Willi Mohr--former German soldier, ravenous artist, enigmatic drifter--is arrested through the police and subjected to a long and difficult interrogation. Unwillingly, he's drawn again to the former 12 months he spent in Spain, the mysterious demise of a Norwegian couple he shared a home with and his tireless makes an attempt to find how they died. because the interrogation intensifies, Mohr realizes that his personal mystery actions have implicated him in a perilous political scenario. Exhausted, on the finish of his cash, worn down by means of the police, he is taking decisive motion that results in a profound own release.

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I'm sorry, James," I said. " he asked exasperatedly. "No," I said. "They say the fall you had three weeks ago was what frightened you the day you got knocked out and your horse rolled on you. But you were all right going home, weren't you? " "I didn't give that fall another thought," I said. " But I shook my head. I didn't know why. He stood up and opened a cupboard which contained bottles and glasses, poured out two whiskies, and handed one to me. "I can't convince myself yet that you've lost your nerve," he said.

The horses for the sixth race cantered past, going down to the start. " he asked casually, his eyes on the horses. I smiled. But he had his job to do, I supposed, and there was no harm in telling him. "Template runs, all being well," I said. " "Yes," I agreed. " he asked, wheezing quietly. "They think his leg is mending well, but he is still in plaster," I said. " The race in question was a richly endowed new event at Ascot, introduced to provide a high spot in mid-February, and nicely timed to give three full weeks for recovery and re tuning before the Cheltenham Gold Cup.

They were both preoccupied with crowded Christmas schedules, and my mother also spent each morning working at her piano on a new concerto which was to have its first performance in the New Year. She started daily at seven punctually, and played with short interruptions for coffee and thought until twelve-thirty. I awoke as so often during my life to the sound of warming up chromatics and wrist loosening arpeggios, and lay lazily in bed listening to her pick her way phrase by phrase through a dissonant modern score, repeating and repeating each section until she was satisfied she knew it, until the notes flowed easily in their intended order.

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