crime thriller author Gunnar Staalesen
Gunnar Staalesen

...born in 1947 in Bergen, Norway, is a leading author of crime stories, whose books have been translated into more than 15 languages and have twice won Norway’s top crime prize, the Golden Pistol. He describes his protagonist, Varg Veum, as the archetypal lone wolf who can explore every level of society, from the highest echelons to the underground world of the dispossessed, the disenfranchised and the damaged.