Murder on the Thirty-first Floor PDF Þ the

Murder on the Thirty-first Floor PDF Þ the When the nation s sole publishing conglomerate receives a mysterious bomb threat, Chief Inspector Jensen is ordered to find a culprit within a week or else As his investigation begins to reveal the unsavory secrets of a growing list of suspects, Jensen realizes that he has uncovered a tragic story of betrayal and death in which he will play the central role

10 thoughts on “Murder on the Thirty-first Floor

  1. Harry Harry says:

    Book ReviewIn the social production of their existence, men inevitably enter into definite relations, which are independent of their will, namely relations of production appropriate to a given stage in the development of their material forces of production The totality of these relations of produc

  2. Malcolm Malcolm says:

    Jensen is a police Inspector in the capital city of plutocratic corporatist state somewhere in the near future investigating a bomb threat against a major magazine and newspaper publisher As his investigation develops it seems to becomeperfunctory, slightlyabsurd and all the whiledisturbing In part this is

  3. Lobstergirl Lobstergirl says:

    A phlegmatic, digestively impaired detective in an anti intellectual socialist dystopia has seven days to figure out who sent a bomb threat to a large magazine publishing company with lots of chromium furniture Society much like today has been so dumbed down that although magazines only dealt with princesses and ho

  4. Jessica Jessica says:

    This is the second of Wahloo s futuristic novels I ve read I prefer his novels set in unnamed Latin American countries for a brilliant and astonishing novel of his, read A Necessary Action set in a village in Franco s Spain in the 1950 s.Jensen is completely colorless except for stomach pain, never explained hernia ulcer Th

  5. Elisabeth Elisabeth says:

    Incredible to think how short time span the whole book is happening One week Well, it is so engaging it took me only a couple of days to read The dry humour and ridiculous characters one might meet during an ongoing investigation is incredibly entertaining The book sucks you into it and when you get to the last two pages you are so

  6. Lukasz Pruski Lukasz Pruski says:

    Per Wahl is one half of the Swedish mystery writing duo Sj wall and Wahl , who between 1965 and 1975 wrote a great series of crime novels featuring inspector Martin Beck and detectives Lennart Kollberg, Gunvald Larsson, Einar Ronn, etc The series contains some of the best police procedurals I have read in my life I find The Laughing Policema

  7. Paul Paul says:

    Here is a police novel set in a near future world where the police welfare state is fully established.A powerful combine, called The Concern, has bought up all the magazines and newspapers in this unnamed northern country The people are fed a constant diet of bland, meaningless nonsense Anything that could cause people to be concerned or upset is rem

  8. Kerrie Kerrie says:

    This novel comes before THE STEEL SPRING which I reviewed recently Again it is a dystopian novel In the unnamed country crime rates are falling and so are birth rates, but the government has recently made it illegal to become inebriated not only in public but also at home Every night the jails are filled with drunks, and the government makes a small fortune b

  9. Manuel Antão Manuel Antão says:

    Marxist SF The Murder on the 31st Floor by Per Wahl Published for the first time in 1964 2011 edition read NB First read in German a long time ago This is my first reading in English The Murder on the 31st Floor starts as a spiritual murder of cultural criticism, the freedom of expression and then in the physical liquidation of the last social critics The Murder on th

  10. Ken Fredette Ken Fredette says:

    I thought that this book was relevant to today with a few exceptions There would be no typewriters and there would be i phones everywhere today Inspector Jensen was aware that things were not normal at the building and wasn t fooled by the publishers finding a party to the letter themselves He struggled with the problem for the remaining time allotted him to find the perpetrat

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