27 January 2016

The Golden Laurels

The Golden Laurels

It is with the greatest pleasure that we can announce that Jesper Stein on January 26th was awarded The Golden Laurels (De Gyldne Laurbær), the most prestigious literary award in Denmark.
Based on votes of all the Danish bookshops it is given once a year and earlier recipients include Peter Høeg, Karen Blixen, Jussi Adler-Olsen, Carsten Jensen and Kim Leine.
 
Jesper Stein received this award for his series about Deputy Inspector Axel Steen, a series of four books which is sold to nine territories and movie rights to SF Film.
The next title in the series about Axel Steen will be published later this year.
 
So far Jesper Stein has been awarded Dan Turèll Medaljen (2015) and The Danish Crime Academy Debutant Prize (2012)
 

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