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Craig Russell

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Craig Russell is the author of the Fabel thrillers, featuring the head of the Homicide Squad in Hamburg, Germany, and the Lennox series, set in the 1950s Glasgow underworld. His novels have been translated into twenty-three languages worldwide and dramatized for television and radio.The only non-German to be awarded the highly prestigious Polizeistern by the Polizei Hamburg, he was nominated for the 2007 CWA Duncan Lawrie Golden Dagger and the SNCF Prix Polar in France. In 2008, he won the CWA Dagger in the Library.The first television adaptation in Germany of a Jan Fabel novel attracted an audience of six million...

Andrea Camilleri

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Andrea Camilleri (born september 6, 1925 in Porto Empedocle) is an Italian writer. He is considered one of the greatest Italian writers of both 20th and 21st centuries. Originally from Porto Empedocle, Sicily, Camilleri began studies at the Faculty of Literature in 1944, without concluding them, meanwhile publishing poems and short stories. Around this time he joined the Italian Communist Party. From 1948 to 1950 Camilleri studied stage and film direction at the Silvio D'Amico Academy of Dramatic Arts, and began to take on work as a director and screenwriter, directing especially plays by Pirandello and Beckett....