An elderly lady is up to no good
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Contributors:
Delargy, Marlaine, translator.
Published:
New York, NY : Soho Crime, 2018.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
171 pages ; 16 cm.
Status:
Essex Adult Fiction
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Description
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.
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English
ISBN:
9781641290111, 1641290110

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"Three stories were first published in Swedish in a collection entitled Mina mindre mord och mysterier"--Copyright page.
Description
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 when she was only eighteen, Maud has lived in the family's spacious apartment in downtown Gothenburg 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 contents herself with traveling the world and surfing the net from the comfort of her father's ancient armchair. It's 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 the local authorities are called to investigate a dead body found in Maud's apartment, will Maud finally become a suspect?
Language
In English, translated from the Swedish.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Tursten, H., & Delargy, M. (2018). An elderly lady is up to no good. New York, NY: Soho Crime.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Tursten, Helene, 1954- and Marlaine, Delargy. 2018. An Elderly Lady Is Up to No Good. New York, NY: Soho Crime.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Tursten, Helene, 1954- and Marlaine, Delargy, An Elderly Lady Is Up to No Good. New York, NY: Soho Crime, 2018.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Tursten, Helene, and Marlaine Delargy. An Elderly Lady Is Up to No Good. New York, NY: Soho Crime, 2018. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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