Jens Lapidus

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Jens Lapidus
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Jens Lapidus
Born (1974-05-24) 24 May 1974 (age 43)
Hägersten, Sweden
Occupation Crime Novelist, Lawyer
Nationality Swedish
Genre Crime fiction
Subject Crime, thriller, mystery, noir
Notable works Easy Money
Website
www.jenslapidus.se

Jens Lapidus (Swedish pronunciation: [jɛns laˈpiːdɵs]; born 24 May 1974) is a Swedish criminal defense lawyer and author known for his books about the Stockholm underworld.

Biography[edit]

Lapidus made his writing debut in August 2006 with Easy Money, an account of the Stockholm underworld,[1] and the first of the Stockholm Noir trilogy. Two years later the second installment Aldrig fucka upp was published by Wahlström & Widstrand. A graphic novel with illustrator Peter Bergting (The Portent) entitled Gängkrig 145 was published in May 2009. While this project does take places in the same universe as the novels, it is not the third part of the Stockholm Noir trilogy but rather a side story.[2] The third part was published in 2011 with the title Livet deluxe. In 2014 Lapidus published the novel VIP-rummet which is the start of a new series unrelated to his Stockholm Noir trilogy. The second part STHLM Delete was published in 2015. His writing has been compared to James Ellroy and Dennis Lehane. The Stockholm Noir trilogy has also been adapted into a Swedish trilogy of films released in 2010, 2012, and 2013. Jens Lapidus lives in Stockholm with his wife, daughter and son.

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Novels[edit]

The Stockholm Noir trilogy[edit]

New series[edit]

  • VIP-rummet (2014) (English Translation: "VIP-room")
  • STHLM Delete (2015) (English Translation: "Stockholm delete")

Graphic Novel[edit]

  • Gängkrig 145 (2009) (English Translation: "Gang War 145")

Short story collection[edit]

  • Mamma försökte (2012) (English Translation: "Mama Tried")[3]

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