Missing (Karin Alvtegen novel)

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AuthorKarin Alvtegen
Original titleSaknad
Set inSweden
Publisher2000 (2000)

Missing (Swedish: Saknad ) is a 2000 crime fiction novel by Swedish author Karin Alvtegen. The psychological thriller is set in Alvtegen's native Sweden. It received the 2001 Glass Key award, the Nordic literature award for best crime fiction.[1] The story was translated into English in 2003. It was adapted for television as the 2006 miniseries Missing, directed by Ian Madden and starring Joanne Frogatt and Gregor Fisher.

Missing was nominated for the 2009 Edgar Award for best novel by the Mystery Writers of America.[2]


  • Sweden (2000): Saknad, Stockholm : Natur & Kultur/Legenda, 2000, 270p., ISBN 91-27-07966-X
  • United Kingdom (2003): Missing, Edinburgh : Canongate, 2003, 249p., ISBN 1-84195-408-X
  • United States (2007): Missing, New York : Felony & Mayhem Press, 2008, 295p., ISBN 1-933397-86-1
  • Czech republic (2008): Nezvěstná, Prague : Knižní klub, 2008, 232p., ISBN 978-80-242-2288-2


  1. ^ "Winners" Archived 2009-12-24 at the Wayback Machine, Glasnyckeln, passagen.se, retrieved 20-05-2009
  2. ^ "2009 Edgar Nominees", Mystery Writers of America, theedgars.com, retrieved 20-05-2009

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