Leif G.W. Persson


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in Stockholm, Sweden
March 12, 1945

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Leif Gustav Willy Persson - better known as Leif GW Persson - is a Swedish criminologist and novelist. He was a professor in criminology at the Swedish National Police Board from 1992 to 2008.

He is known for his crime fiction novels and for his regular appearances as an expert commentator on notable crime cases in television and newspapers. Between 1999 and 2009 he participated as an expert commentator on the television show Efterlyst (Swedish TV program, equivalent of America's Most Wanted) on TV3. Since 2010, he is the expert commentator of Veckans Brott - roughly translated into Weekly Crimes or Crimes of the Week - on SVT.

Average rating: 3.53 · 9,275 ratings · 989 reviews · 25 distinct worksSimilar authors
Between Summer's Longing an...

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Another Time, Another Life ...

3.70 avg rating — 914 ratings — published 2003 — 37 editions
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Den döende detektiven

3.95 avg rating — 1,405 ratings — published 2010 — 34 editions
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Linda - som i Lindamordet

3.24 avg rating — 1,128 ratings — published 2005 — 48 editions
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Gustavs grabb

3.48 avg rating — 461 ratings — published 2011 — 5 editions
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Faller fritt som i en dröm ...

3.80 avg rating — 608 ratings — published 2007 — 39 editions
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Grisfesten: En rövarroman

3.48 avg rating — 406 ratings — published 1978 — 17 editions
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He Who Kills the Dragon (Ev...

3.45 avg rating — 946 ratings — published 2007 — 42 editions
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Den sanna historien om Pino...

3.27 avg rating — 502 ratings — published 2013 — 28 editions
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Kan man dö två gånger?

3.50 avg rating — 327 ratings — published 2016 — 10 editions
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“she also had a little dog that ran round yapping. One of those Mexican cockroaches that you could drown in a teacup.”
Leif Gw Persson, He Who Kills the Dragon

“The older you got, the less sleep you needed. The closer to death you got, the more you had to make the most of your time awake.”
Leif Gw Persson, He Who Kills the Dragon

“He who kills the dragon gets the princess and half the kingdom, Holt thought with a smile.”
Leif Gw Persson, He Who Kills the Dragon

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