Glass Key award

literature award

The Glass Key award (Swedish: Glasnyckeln, Danish: Glasnøglen, Norwegian: Glassnøkkelen, Finnish: Lasiavain-palkinto, Icelandic: Glerlykillinn) is a literature award given annually to a crime novel by an author from the Nordic countries. The award, named after the novel The Glass Key by American crime writer Dashiell Hammett, is a real glass key given every year by the members of the Crime Writers of Scandinavia (Skandinaviska Kriminalsällskapet) to a crime novel written by a Danish, Finnish, Icelandic, Norwegian or Swedish author. Each country's members put forth a candidate novel, making up the shortlist.
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award received: Glass Key award

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Author

Jussi Adler-Olsen cover

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Jussi Adler-Olsen

Danish author of novels

works

30

Miséricorde

author: Jussi Adler-Olsen

The Marco Effect

book by Jussi Adler-Olsen

author: Jussi Adler-Olsen

Profanation

author: Jussi Adler-Olsen

The Purity of Vengeance

Crime novel by Jussi Adler-Olsen

author: Jussi Adler-Olsen

2010

A Conspiracy of Faith

Crime novel by Jussi Adler-Olsen

author: Jussi Adler-Olsen

Author

Karin Fossum cover

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Karin Fossum

Norwegian writer

works

11

Don't Look Back

novel by Karin Fossum

author: Karin Fossum

1996

Black Seconds

2002 crime novel by Karin Fossum

author: Karin Fossum

2002

Calling Out for You

2000 crime novel by Karin Fossum

author: Karin Fossum

2000

He Who Fears the Wolf

2003 crime novel by Karin Fossum

author: Karin Fossum

1997

The Caller

book by Karin Fossum

author: Karin Fossum

2009

Author

Malin Persson Giolito cover

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Malin Persson Giolito

Swedish writer and lawyer

Author

Gard Sveen

Norwegian writer

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