Tam Sventon

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Tam Sventon
First appearance Tam Sventon, private detective
Last appearance Ture Sventon i Venedig (1973)
Created by Åke Holmberg
Gender male
Occupation private investigator
Nationality Swedish

Tam Sventon (Swedish: Ture Sventon) is a private detective and main character in 9 well known Swedish children's books written by Åke Holmberg from 19481973. He is characterized by eating semlas, not being able to pronounce "s" in many situations (for instance, he says temla instead of semla), and riding on a flying carpet.

The books[edit]

  • Ture Sventon, privatdetektiv (1948), English: Tam Sventon, private detective
  • Ture Sventon i öknen (1949), English: Tam Sventon, desert detective
  • Ture Sventon i London (1950)
  • Ture Sventon i Paris (1953)
  • Ture Sventon i Stockholm (1954), English: Tam Sventon and the silver plate gang
  • Ture Sventon och Isabella (1955)
  • Ture Sventon i spökhuset (1965)
  • Ture Sventon i varuhuset (1968), English: Tam Sventon and discovery P3X
  • Ture Sventon i Venedig (1973)