Maria Lang

"The First Swedish Queen of Detective stories".
If you don't know what Maria Lang is about, you can get a wonderful sneak peak by finding out series of six movies of her detective stories, that run under name "Crimes of passion" in English. The central figures in the pic, Puck Bure/ Eksted (Tova Novotny), detective Christer Wijk (Ola Rapace) and  Einar Bure (Linus Wahlgren).

If you don't know what Maria Lang is about, you can get a wonderful sneak peak by finding out series of six movies of her detective stories, that run under name "Crimes of passion" in English. The central figures in the pic, Puck Bure/ Eksted (Tova Novotny), detective Christer Wijk (Ola Rapace) and Einar Bure (Linus Wahlgren).

Maria Lang was  Doctor of philosphy in Literature. Photo Hans Hammarskiöld.

Maria Lang was Doctor of philosphy in Literature. Photo Hans Hammarskiöld.

Maria Lang. At the time she wrote her classic puzzle mysteries that Christer Wijk solved in the novels, in the beginning with Puck, detective stories weren't in the high regard as today.

Maria Lang. At the time she wrote her classic puzzle mysteries that Christer Wijk solved in the novels, in the beginning with Puck, detective stories weren't in the high regard as today.

Maria Lang wrote 48 novels, opera critics, childrens books, you name it.

Maria Lang wrote 48 novels, opera critics, childrens books, you name it.

Maria Lang - I presume at the cemetery of Nora, the model for her illusory Skoga.

Maria Lang - I presume at the cemetery of Nora, the model for her illusory Skoga.

Maria Lang

Maria Lang

Maria Lang loved to wander around her home town Nora, old streets lined with old wooden houses, and get ideas for her new novels.

Maria Lang loved to wander around her home town Nora, old streets lined with old wooden houses, and get ideas for her new novels.

The cover of first Maria Lang's novel "Murderer lies not alone" (1949)  in 1952 edition. Kuriosapaviljongen.

The cover of first Maria Lang's novel "Murderer lies not alone" (1949) in 1952 edition. Kuriosapaviljongen.

Maria Lange in Pershyttan in summer 1969. Kuriosapaviljongen

Maria Lange in Pershyttan in summer 1969. Kuriosapaviljongen

Maria Lange in Pershyttan summer 1969. From fabulous swedish blog Kuriosapaviljongen, "Pavilion of curiosity"

Maria Lange in Pershyttan summer 1969. From fabulous swedish blog Kuriosapaviljongen, "Pavilion of curiosity"

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