Thursday, August 20, 2015

Book Excerpt for the Day

    He (Ullholm) considered that there had been no law and order in society since the thirties.

    He put the greatly increasing crime and brutality down to the fact that the police were not given proper military training and no longer wore sabers.

    The introduction of right-hand traffic was a scandalous blunder that had made the situation much worse in a community that was already undisciplined and morally corrupt.

    “Furthermore, it increases promiscuity,” he said.  “You see what I mean, don’t you?”

    “Huh,” said Ronn.

    (from The Laughing Policeman by Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo)

    9*/10.  The complete review is here.

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