Craig Russell (British author)

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Craig Russell is a British-born novelist and short story writer. His Hamburg-set thriller series featuring detective Jan Fabel has been translated into 23 languages. Russell speaks fluent German and has a special interest in post-war German history. His books, particularly the Fabel series, tend to include historical or mythological themes.

Craig Russell
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Occupation novelist
Genres fiction: thriller, crime, historical

www.craigrussell.com

In February 2007, Russell was awarded the Polizeistern (Police Star) by the Hamburg Police, the only non-German ever to have received this accolade. In June 2007, Russell was shortlisted for the £20,000 CWA Duncan Lawrie Gold Dagger, the world's largest literary prize for crime fiction. He was the winner of the 2008 CWA Dagger in the Library.[1]

Novels[edit]

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Jan Fabel
Blood Eagle
Brother Grimm
Eternal
The Carnival Master
The Valkyrie Song
A Fear of Dark Water
Lennox
Lennox
The Long Glasgow Kiss
The Deep Dark Sleep
Dead Men and Broken Hearts


Filmography[edit]

Two of Craig Russell's novels in the Fabel series have been produced for German Television by Tivoli Film[3][4] for public broadcaster ARD: Brother Grimm[5] (aka Wolfsfährte, directed by Urs Egger, premiere date 30 October 2013) and Blood Eagle[6] (aka Blutadler, directed by Nils Willbrandt, premiere date 03 November 2012). The lead role was played by Peter Lohmeyer. Both films were adapted for television by screenwriter Daniel Martin Eckhart.


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