Crime Writers of Scandinavia – Awards Glass Key award

The Glass Key award (Swedish: Glasnyckeln) 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.
 
Winner’s…
               1992 –  Henning Mankell . Mördare utan ansikte ( Faceless Killers) . Sweden
               1993 – Peter Høeg . Frøken Smillas fornemmelse for sne (Smilla’s Sense of Snow) .  Denmark
               1994 – Kim Småge . Sub Rosa . Norway
               1995 – Erik Otto Larsen . Masken i spejlet . Denmark
               1996 – Fredrik Skagen . Nattsug (Night Swoon) . Norway
               1997 – Karin Fossum . Se dig ikke tilbake! (Don’t Look Back) . Norway
               1998 – Jo Nesbø Flaggermusmannen (The Bat) . Norway
               1999 – Leif Davidsen Limes billede (Lime’s Photograph) . Denmark
               2000 – Håkan Nesser Carambole (Hour of the Wolf) . Sweden
               2001 – Karin Alvtegen Saknad (Missing) . Sweden
               2002 – Arnaldur Indriðason Mýrin (Jar City) . Iceland
               2003 – Arnaldur Indriðason Grafarþögn (Silence of the Grave) . Iceland
               2004 – Kurt Aust (Kurt Østergaard) Hjemsøkt (Haunted) . Norway/ Denmark
               2005 – Anders Roslund & Börje Hellström Odjuret (Beast) . Sweden
               2006 – Stieg Larsson Män som hatar kvinnor (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) . Sweden
               2007 – Matti Rönkä . Ystävät kaukana (Far away friends) . Finland
               2008 – Stieg Larsson . Luftslottet som sprängdes (The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets Nest) . Sweden
               2009 – Johan Theorin Nattfåk (The Darkest Room) . Sweden
               2010 – Jussi Adler-Olsen . Flaskepost fra P (The Message That Arrived in a Bottle) . Denmark
               2011 – Leif G. W. Persson[1] . Den döende detektiven (The Dying Detective) .  Sweden
               2012 – Erik Valeur Det syvende barn (The Seventh Child) . Denmark
               2013 – Jørn Lier Horst . Jakthundene (The hunting dogs) .  Norway
               2014 – Gard Sveen Den siste pilegrimen (The Last Pilgrim) . Norway
External link’s…
.        (Swedish) Glass Key winners (http://hem.passagen.se/skskrim/Glasnyckeln/vinnare.html) (through 2004)
Notes…

1. ^ “Best Nordic Crime Novel” (http://www.vikingsbr.com.br/en/?p=409). Jun 16, 2011. Retrieved October 18, 2011.

References…
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