Maj Sjowall is a poet. She lives in Sweden.
'They changed the genre. Whoever is writing crime fiction after these novels is inspired by them in one way or another.' Henning Mankell
'If you haven't read Sjoewall/Wahloeoe, start now.' Sunday Telegraph
'Pick up one book...and you become unhinged. You want to block out a week of your life, lie to your boss, and stay in bed, gorging on one after another.' Observer
'The writing is elegant and surprisingly humorous - if you haven't come across Beck before, you're in for a treat.' Guardian