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An elderly lady is up to no good: [stories]

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"Maud is an irascible 88-year-old Swedish woman with no family, no friends, and... no qualms about a little murder. This funny, irreverent story collection by Helene Tursten, author of the Irene Huss investigations, features two-never-before translated stories that will keep you laughing all the way to the retirement home. Ever since her darling father's untimely death, Maud has lived in the family's spacious apartment in downtown Gothenburg, Sweden, rent-free, thanks to a minor clause in a hastily negotiated contract. That was how Maud learned that good things can come from tragedy. Now in her late eighties, Maud leads a solitary existence, and she likes it that way. Over the course of her adventures--or misadventures--this little bold lady will handle a crisis with a local celebrity who has her eyes on Maud's apartment, foil the engagement of her long-ago lover, and dispose of some pesky neighbors. But when Detective Inspectors Irene Huss and Embla Nystrom are called in to investigate a dead body found in Maud's apartment, will Maud finally become a suspect?"--Back cover.
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subject_facetBlack humor (Literature)
Göteborg (Sweden) -- Fiction
Göteborg (Sweden) -- Fiction
Humorous fiction
Murderers -- Fiction
Mystery fiction
Older people -- Fiction
Older women -- Fiction
Short stories
title_displayAn elderly lady is up to no good :
title_fullAn Elderly Lady Is Up to No Good
An elderly lady is up to no good : [stories] / Helene Tursten ; translated by Marlaine Delargy
An elderly lady is up to no good [electronic resource] Tursten, Helene, 1954-
title_shortAn elderly lady is up to no good
title_sub[stories]
topic_facetFiction
Humor (Fiction)
Murderers
Mystery
Older people
Older women
Short Stories