Martin Beck Award

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The Martin Beck Award is an award given by the Swedish Crime Writers' Academy (Svenska Deckarakademin) for the best crime novel in translation. It is one of the most prestigious international crime-writing awards. The Award is named after Martin Beck, a fictional Swedish police detective who is the main character in a series of ten novels by Maj Sjöwall (1935–2020) and Per Wahlöö (1926–1975).[1] [2][3]

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  1. ^ "Svenska Deckarakademin". Svenska Deckarakademin. Retrieved October 1, 2020.
  2. ^ "Maj Sjöwall". leninpriset.se. Retrieved October 1, 2020.
  3. ^ "Martin Beck book seriesThe Martin Beck Stories". Audible, Inc. Retrieved October 1, 2020.

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