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Åke Edwardson is a Swedish writer of 22 books which have sold more than six million copies so far and been translated into 27 languages. He writes novels, crime fiction, short stories, plays and novels for children and young adults. His fiction has been awarded numerous prizes and Edwardson is a three-time winner of the Swedish Crime Writer’s Academy prize for Best Novel. Seven of his crime novels featuring Chief Inspector Erik Winter have been translated into English, the latest, Room No. 10, in March 2013. In July 2013 he published the young adult novel Samurai Summer in English. Edwardson is currently traveling round Southeast and East Asia, researching a new novel, Bungalow. In his free time he enjoys cooking, training, reading and eating dim sum.