By Håkan Nesser
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Additional resources for Borkmann's Point: An Inspector van Veeteren Mystery
Mrs. Simmel shook her head. ” Beate Moerk paused and took a sip of coffee. It was weak and wishy-washy. If you did what her hostess had done and added two lumps of sugar, it would have been impossible to say what it was. “I have to ask you to allow me to ask a few questions that you might ﬁnd a bit indiscreet. ” Mrs. Simmel scraped her cup nervously against the saucer. ” “What sort of a married life did you have? ” “Thirty-two, yes. Your children have ﬂown the nest. ” “Friends? The Bodelsens and the Lejnes...
In the hazy distance he could just make out the church steeple in s’Greijvin, but it was a long way away. If he kept on walking, it would certainly be another hour before he could sit down with a beer in the café on the square. It might have been worth the effort, but now that he had paused, it was hard to convince himself of that. It was three o’clock. He had set out after lunch—or brunch, depending on how you looked at it. In any case, at about one o’clock, after yet another night when he had gone to bed early but failed to drop off to sleep until well into the small hours.
Borkmanns punkt. English] Borkmann’s point : an Inspector Van Veeteren mystery / Håkan Nesser ; translated from the Swedish by Laurie Thompson. p. cm. eISBN-13: 978-0-375-42427-4 eISBN-10: 0-375-42427-X I. Thompson, Laurie, 1938– II. Title. 0 To Sanna and Johannes But of course, necessity can never be a reason nor an excuse. Only a cause. —C. W. Wundermaas, Former detective chief inspector August 31–September 10 Had Ernst Simmel known he was to be the Axman’s second victim, he would no doubt have downed a few more drinks at The Blue Ship.