Helene Tursten


Born
in Gothenburg, Sweden
February 17, 1954

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Helene Tursten (born in Gothenburg in 1954) is a Swedish writer of crime fiction. The main character in her stories is Detective Inspector Irene Huss. Before becoming an author, Tursten worked as a nurse and then a dentist, but was forced to leave due to illness. During her illness she worked as a translator of medical articles.

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* Irene Huss
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Average rating: 3.75 · 28,876 ratings · 3,604 reviews · 33 distinct worksSimilar authors
An Elderly Lady is Up to No...

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3.80 avg rating — 7,820 ratings — published 2018 — 11 editions
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Detective Inspector Huss (I...

3.66 avg rating — 4,350 ratings — published 1998 — 27 editions
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Night Rounds (Inspector Hus...

3.77 avg rating — 3,091 ratings — published 1999 — 2 editions
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The Torso (Inspector Huss #3)

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3.82 avg rating — 2,617 ratings — published 1999 — 23 editions
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The Glass Devil (Inspector ...

3.78 avg rating — 2,412 ratings — published 2002 — 17 editions
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The Golden Calf (Inspector ...

3.76 avg rating — 1,415 ratings — published 2002 — 3 editions
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The Beige Man (Inspector Hu...

3.76 avg rating — 1,127 ratings — published 2007 — 16 editions
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The Fire Dance (Inspector H...

3.74 avg rating — 1,110 ratings — published 2005 — 18 editions
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The Treacherous Net (Inspec...

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3.77 avg rating — 932 ratings — published 2008 — 11 editions
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Hunting Game (Embla Nyström...

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3.30 avg rating — 1,166 ratings — published 2014
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“A glass devil is a person in whom evil becomes transparent. People simply don't see it, despite the fact that it's there all the time.”
Helen Tursten

“Again the problem of attitudes toward middle-aged, competent women. Why were they so intimidating?”
Helene Tursten, Detective Inspector Huss

“The difference between a wise person and a foolish person is that the wise one does not repeat his mistakes,”
Helene Tursten, The Golden Calf

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