RARA-AVIS: Re: The Laughing Policeman

From: jacquesdebierue ( jacquesdebierue@yahoo.com)
Date: 25 Apr 2008

--- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, jxshannon2@... wrote:
> In my opinion, the Sjowall-Wahloo series is one of the great
classics of
> using a police procedural to draw a fascinating portrait of the
social history
> of an area and an era (Southern Sweden from Stockholm to Malmo, and
> 60s-70s), and the characters of the cops are well-drawn and grow and
change over
> the series. How many writers had a hard-bitten communist cop?

I agree. This series has a lot of meat.



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