The Department of Sensitive Crimes

By: Smith, Alexander McCall

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A Detective Varg Novel; The first case: the small matter of a man stabbed in the back of the knee. Who would perpetrate such a crime and why? Next: a young woman's imaginary boyfriend goes missing. But how on earth do you search for someone who doesn't exist? And in the final investigation: eerie secrets that are revealed under a full moon may not seem so supernatural in the light of day. No case is too unusual, too complicated, or too, well insignificant for this squad to solve.

The team: Ulf “the Wolf” Varg, the top dog, thoughtful and diligent; Anna Bengsdotter, who's in love with Varg's car (and possibly Varg too) ; Carl Holgersson, who likes nothing more than filling out paperwork; and Erik Nykvist, who is deeply committed to fly fishing.

With the help of a rather verbose local police officer, this crack team gets to the bottom of cases other detectives can't or won't bother to handle. Equal parts hilarious and heartening, The Department of Sensitive Crimes is a tour de farce from a true master.

Title: The Department of Sensitive Crimes

Author Name: Smith, Alexander McCall

Categories: Mystery & Detective,

Edition: First US Edition

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 2019

ISBN Number: 1524748218

ISBN Number 13: 9781524748210

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

Seller ID: 2059