’Sweden’s King of Crime’ Håkan Nesser wins the Honorary Award at Crimetime, Gothenburg Book Fair 2020.
Håkan Nesser is awarded the Crimetime Award in the category Honorary Award of the Year 2020. The award will be presented during Crimetime Gothenburg at the Book Fair Play on 26 September. The honorary prize is awarded to an author who has been a pioneer in Swedish crime literature and put Sweden on the map for crime storytelling.
Part of the jury’s motivation reads:
Multi-award-winning, over 20 million books sold worldwide, and an impressive collection of high-quality literary crime novels, where several have been made into film or tv-series. He’s mesmerised critics as well as readers for over 30 years with his absolutely unique tone and inventive style… This year the annual Honorary Award goes to Sweden’s King of Crime: Håkan Nesser.
Read the book fair’s press release here: https://bokmassan.se/…/hakan-nesser-tilldelas…/