“Utsuddade Spar” wins the Martin Beck award!
“Utsuddade Spar”, The swedish translation of the first Avraham novel (Brombergs Bokforlag; translated by Nils Larsson), is the winner of the 2013 Martin Beck award, the best translated crime novel in Sweden. The prestigious award was announced yesterday by the Swedish Academy of Crime Fiction (Svenska Deckarakademin).
“Utsuddade Spar” is the first Israeli novel to win the Beck award.
Among the previous winners of the prize (given since 1971) are John Le Carre, Sebastian Japrisot, Karin Fossum, Arnaldur Indriadsson, Deon Meyer, Denise Mina and Peter Robinson.