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Leif G. W. Persson - Author


Leif G,W. Persson is Scandinavia's most renowned criminologist and a leading psychological profiler. He has also served as an advisor to the Swedish Ministry of Justice. Since 1991, he has been Professor at the National Swedish Police Board and is regularly consulted by media as the country's foremost expert on crime. He is the author of nine bestselling novels including most recently The Dying Detective which won both the Swedish Academy of Crime Writers' Award for Best Crime Novel of 2010 and The Glass Key for Best Scandinavian Crime Novel of 2010. In 2012, he became the first crime writer to win Sweden's prestigious Piraten Award.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Leif G. W. Persson

The Dying Detective by Leif G. W. Persson
The Dying Detective
Leif G. W. Persson
The inimitable style, distinct voice and dark humour of Leif GW Persson, along with the fascinating exploration of a long-cold murder case, serves to make The Dying Detective a true masterpiece of the genre.
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/01/2017
The Dying Detective by Leif G. W. Persson
The Dying Detective
Leif G. W. Persson
The inimitable style, distinct voice and dark humour of Leif GW Persson, along with the fascinating exploration of a long-cold murder case, serves to make The Dying Detective a true masterpiece of the genre.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970
Falling Freely, as If in A Dream by Leif G. W. Persson
Falling Freely, as If in A Dream
Leif G. W. Persson
Shortlisted for the CWA International Dagger 2015. Near retiring, Lars Martin Johansson investigates the unsolved murder of the Swedish prime minister, Olaf Palme in 1986. It is now 2007. It transpires the original investigation was deeply flawed, leads not followed...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/02/2015
Falling Freely, as If in a Dream (The Story of a Crime 3) by Leif G. W. Persson
Falling Freely, as If in a Dream (The Story of a Crime 3)
Leif G. W. Persson
Near retiring, Lars Martin Johansson investigates the unsolved murder of the Swedish prime minister, Olaf Palme in 1986. It is now 2007. It transpires the original investigation was deeply flawed, leads not followed up, information incorrectly filed and a glaring...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970
Linda, as in the Linda Murder by Leif G. W. Persson
Linda, as in the Linda Murder
Leif G. W. Persson
The first in a new Scandinavian crime series with a quite repulsive police inspector. Whereas most crime writers attempt to endear you to their series’ character, this man, Evert Bäckström, is portrayed as homophobic, sexist, lazily corrupt and racist –...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/11/2013
He Who Kills the Dragon by Leif G. W. Persson
He Who Kills the Dragon
Leif G. W. Persson
Our Swedish Detective Superintendent here, one Evert Bäckström is most obnoxious. He is homophobic, sexist, lazily corrupt and racist. His unpleasant thoughts about everything and everyone are repulsive but gradually you realise that this is a darkly comic look into...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/10/2013

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