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Jan Guillou

Jan Guillou is arguably the best-known writer and journalist in Sweden. He wrote 10 books about Swedish agent Hamilton, and a follow up to the Hamilton series, called Hamlon, in a very limited edition. But his best book is "Ondskan", which he wrote in 1981. It is about a young man called Erik. It's a self biography, Erik is Jan. Jan Guillou was in... See full bio »
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 2010 Arn: The Knight Templar (TV Mini-Series) (novel)
 2008 Arn: The Kingdom at the End of the Road (novel "Riket vid vägens slut")
 2007 Arn: The Knight Templar (novels "Vägen till Jerusalem" and "Tempelriddaren")
 2004 Arns rike (TV Mini-Series documentary) (script - 5 episodes)
- Den okände landsfadern (2004) ... (script)
- Striden om Sveriges vagga (2004) ... (script)
- Konsten att förfalska historien (2004) ... (script)
- Nationen Sveriges blodiga födelse (2004) ... (script)
 2003 Talismanen (TV Mini-Series) (8 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (2003)
- Episode #1.7 (2003)
- Episode #1.6 (2003)
- Episode #1.5 (2003)
- Episode #1.4 (2003)
 2003 Evil (novel)
 2001 Hamilton (TV Mini-Series) (novels "Ingen mans land" and "Den enda segern")
 1996-1999 Anna Holt - polis (TV Series) (15 episodes)
- Episode #2.6 (1999)
- Episode #2.5 (1999)
- Episode #2.4 (1999)
- Episode #2.3 (1999)
- Episode #2.2 (1999)
 1998 Commander Hamilton (novels "Ingen mans land" and "Den enda segern")
 1995 Tribunal (TV Movie)
 1995 Vendetta (novel)
 1994 Den vite riddaren (TV Mini-Series) (4 episodes)
- Valkyrieritten (1994)
 1992 Kvällspressen (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Falska bevis (1992)
- Att träda fram (1992)
- Carolamannen (1992)
 1990-1991 Enemy's Enemy (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 8 episodes)
- Del 8 (1991) ... (novel)
- Del 7 (1991) ... (novel)
- Del 6 (1990) ... (novel)
- Del 5 (1990) ... (novel)
- Del 4 (1990) ... (novel)
 1989 Förhöret (TV Movie)
 1989 Täcknamn Coq Rouge (novel "Coq Rouge - berättelsen om en svensk spion")
 1988 Private War (story)
 1984 Vargen (TV Movie)
 1981 Genombrottet (TV Movie)
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2000: "Tempelriddaren" / "The Knight Templar" (2nd novel in the Crusades Trilogy) See more »

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When director Mikael Håfström, who worked with him on the movie Evil (2003) based on his book, refused to give both him and lead actor Andreas Wilson their tickets to the Academy Awards, he responded by closing down his production company, Moviola, ending his and Håfström's plan to bring his books about the medieval hero Arn to the screen. See more »

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