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Rauta, Kaarlo. Kaarlo Rauta was created by “Heikki Aksila,” the pseudonym of the Finnish author Vilho Helanen, and appeared in eight novels from 1941 to 1952, beginning with Helsingissä tapahtuu.

Kaarlo Rauta is an attorney and amateur detective in Helsinki. He later joins the police force and deals with ordinary criminals, Femmes Fatale, drug dealers, megalomaniacal master criminals, and Soviet spies. Rauta is Watsoned by his secretary, who later becomes his wife.

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