Nils Håkanson (b. 1975) is a translator of Russian literature and holds a PhD in Slavic languages. His debut, THE IRONSKULL was published in 2015, followed by Ödmården in 2017. THE BLIND KING, a standalone second volume in the ‘Vanadis’ series was published in 2019.
Books by Nils Håkanson
Pitched as Dostoyevsky meets Batman, THE IRONSKULL is a sweeping adventure set during the fiercest years of the First World War, a literary suspense novel that moves effortlessly from the heights of Swedish society to Stockholm’s underbelly of spies…
Swedish title: Järnskallen
Pub date: 02-06-2015
Christmastime, 1922. During a burglary of an obscure antique dealer in Stockholm, Tycho Brahe’s last diary is stolen. The motley crew of private detectives, fraudsters, and former agents who make up Department Vanadis are tasked with finding the stol…