Håkan Nesser is one of Sweden’s most popular crime writers, receiving numerous awards for his novels featuring Inspector Van Veeteren, including the European Crime Fiction Star Award (Ripper Award) 2010/11, the Swedish Crime Writers’ Academy Prize (three times) and Scandinavia's Glass Key Award. The Van Veeteren series is published in over 25 countries and has sold over 10 million copies worldwide. Håkan Nesser lives in Gotland with his wife and spends part of each year in the UK.
Håkan Nesser has been called 'one of the best of the Nordic Noir writers’. Here Håkan tells us how he started a new detective series featuring Detective Inspector Gunnar Barbarotti.
If you're anything like us, you find great pleasure in spending your autumn evenings engrossed in a great crime book.