Disc 1 Sender unknown
Disc 2 The Ad man
Disc 3 The boy in the glass bowl
Disc 4 Blind profit
Beck. Volume 2
Based on the work of
Maj Sjöwall Per Wahlöö
Peter Haber Mikael Persbrandt
Lumière, 2012
4 dvd-video's
Playing time
4 x 90 min.
5425019002756 5425019006983

Availability in Flemish libraries

About Maj Sjöwall

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Maj Sjöwall (Swedish pronunciation: [maj ˈɧø̂ːval]; 25 September 1935 – 29 April 2020) was a Swedish author and translator. She is best known for her books about police detective Martin Beck. She wrote the books in collaborative work with her partner Per Wahlöö.


Maj Sjöwall was the daughter of Margit Trobäck and CEO Will Sjöwall.

After completing school Sjöwall was employed at Åhlén & Åkerlunds publishers between 1954 and 1959, Wahlström & Widstrands publishers between 1959 and 1961 and then Esselte publishers between 1961 and 1963.

Sjöwall was best known for the collaborative work with her partner Per Wahlöö on a series of ten novels about the exploits of Martin Beck, a police detective in Stockholm. They also wrote several novels separately. In 1971, …Read more on Wikipedia