Matti Rönkä

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Matti Rönkä

Matti Rönkä (born 9 September 1959) is a Finnish TV journalist and novelist. He received the Glass Key award in 2007 for the crime novel Ystävät kaukana[1] and the Deutscher Krimi Preis third prize in 2008 for the German translation of his novel Tappajan näköinen mies (2002) (German: Der Grenzgänger).[2] He has been the anchor of the daily news program 8:30 National Report since 2003 on YLE, thus inheriting the nickname "Suomen ääni" (English: "The Voice of Finland") from the program's old host Arvi Lind.

Bibliography[edit]

  • 2002 Tappajan näköinen mies
  • 2003 Hyvä veli, paha veli
  • 2005 Ystävät kaukana
  • 2007 Mies rajan takaa, an anthology comprising the three above
  • 2008 Isä, poika ja paha henki
  • 2009 Tuliaiset Moskovasta
  • 2011 Väärän maan vainaja

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Det Skandinaviske Kriminalselskabs pris ”Glasnøglen”" (in Danish). Retrieved 3 April 2009. 
  2. ^ "Der Deutsche Krimi Preis 1985 - heute" (in German). www.krimilexikon.de. Retrieved 3 April 2009.