Helene Tursten

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Helene Tursten, 2010

Helene Tursten (born in Gothenburg in 1954) is a Swedish writer of crime fiction. The main character in her stories is Detective Inspector Irene Huss. Before becoming an author, Tursten worked as a nurse and then a dentist, but was forced to leave due to illness. During her illness she worked as a translator of medical articles.

Works[edit]

Books[edit]

  • 1998 - Den krossade tanghästen (English translation: Detective Inspector Huss, 2003)
  • 1999 - Nattrond (English translation: Night Rounds, 2012)
  • 1999 - Tatuerad torso (English translation: The Torso, 2006)
  • 2002 - Kallt mord
  • 2002 - Glasdjävulen (English translation: The Glass Devil, 2007)
  • 2004 - Guldkalven (English translation: The Golden Calf, 2013)
  • 2005 – Eldsdansen (English translation: The Fire Dance, 2014)
  • 2007 – En man med litet ansikte (English translation: The Beige Man, 2015)
  • 2008 – Det lömska nätet
  • 2010 – Den som vakar i mörkret

Tursten has also written two non-Irene Huss books.[1].

Films[edit]

Several films[2] have been made derived from Tursten's works featuring Irene Huss, produced by Illusion Films and Yellow Bird Films. These are in Swedish with Danish and English sub-titles. The production of more films has been underway since early 2011. (See the for additional details.)

  • 2007 - Irene Huss – Tatuerad Torso
  • 2007 - Den krossade tanghästen
  • 2008 - Nattrond
  • 2008 - Glasdjävulen
  • 2008 - Eldsdansen
  • 2008 - Guldkalven
  • 2011 - Den som vakar i mörkret
  • 2011 - Det lömska nätet
  • 2011 - En man med litet ansikte

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