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Ken Bruen

Author of The Guards

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The Guards 788 copies, 50 reviews
The Killing of the Tinkers 412 copies, 14 reviews
The Magdalen Martyrs 352 copies, 14 reviews
Priest 325 copies, 19 reviews
Bust 323 copies, 9 reviews
The Dramatist 303 copies, 13 reviews
Cross 276 copies, 15 reviews
Slide 219 copies, 3 reviews
London Boulevard 196 copies, 9 reviews
The Max 187 copies, 4 reviews
Sanctuary 173 copies, 9 reviews
Once Were Cops 171 copies, 11 reviews
Blitz 159 copies, 1 review
Headstone 152 copies, 6 reviews
Vixen 147 copies
Calibre 144 copies, 4 reviews
The Devil 137 copies, 7 reviews
American Skin 135 copies, 5 reviews
The White Trilogy 121 copies, 2 reviews
Ammunition 109 copies, 1 review
Purgatory 102 copies, 8 reviews
Rilke on Black (Mask Noir) 100 copies, 1 review
A White Arrest 97 copies, 6 reviews
Green Hell 91 copies, 17 reviews
Her Last Call to Louis MacNeice 84 copies, 2 reviews
Tower 77 copies, 8 reviews
The Ghosts of Galway 67 copies, 7 reviews
The Emerald Lie 66 copies, 4 reviews
The Hackman Blues 63 copies, 2 reviews
In the Galway Silence 61 copies, 11 reviews
The McDead 53 copies
Pimp 48 copies, 4 reviews
Taming the Alien 45 copies, 1 review
Galway Girl 43 copies, 6 reviews
A Galway Ephiphany 19 copies, 2 reviews
Merrick 9 copies, 2 reviews
Dogtown 2 copies, 1 review
2012 1 copy
Martyrs 1 copy
Danny Boy 1 copy
Colt 1 copy
Inherit the Dead (Contributor) 244 copies, 11 reviews
First Thrills (Contributor) 218 copies, 9 reviews
The Lineup (Contributor) 181 copies, 3 reviews
Brooklyn Noir (Contributor) 172 copies, 1 review
21st Century Dead (Contributor) 104 copies, 19 reviews
Hellboy: Oddest Jobs (Contributor) 89 copies, 2 reviews
London Noir (Contributor) 87 copies, 3 reviews
A Hell of a Woman: An Anthology of Female Noir (Contributor) 72 copies, 1 review
The Cocaine Chronicles (Contributor) 62 copies
Damn Near Dead: An Anthology of Geezer Noir (Contributor) 59 copies, 2 reviews
The Best British Mysteries 2006 (Contributor) 57 copies, 1 review
The Mammoth Book of Best British Mysteries 5 (Contributor) 53 copies, 1 review
First Thrills: Volume 2 (Contributor) 38 copies, 1 review
The Mammoth Book of Best British Crime 7 (Contributor) 33 copies, 2 reviews
The Best British Mysteries 4 (Contributor) 24 copies, 1 review
Art in the Blood (some editions) 17 copies, 3 reviews
On Dangerous Ground: Stories of Western Noir (Author) 16 copies, 2 reviews
Uncommon Assassins (Contributor) 14 copies, 1 review
Requiems for the Departed (Contributor, some editions) 13 copies
West Coast Crime Wave (Foreword) 4 copies
Moord uit het boekje (Author) 3 copies
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Ken Bruen besuchte das St. Joseph’s College in Galway City, später das Trinity College Dublin, an dem er über Metaphysik promovierte.
Bevor er zu schreiben begann, hatte er 25 Jahre lang als Englischlehrer in Afrika, Japan, Südostasien und Südamerika gelebt und gearbeitet. Heute ist er Mitglied eines literarischen Zirkels um Jason Starr, Reed Farrel Coleman und Allan Guthrie. Seine Bücher wurden mit zahlreichen Preisen geehrt, u. a. mit dem renommierten Shamus Award und dem französischen Grand prix de littérature policière.
Bruen lebt mit seiner Frau und einer gemeinsamen Tochter in seiner Geburtsstadt Galway.
Seit 2010 wird mit Jack Taylor eine auf seiner Jack-Taylor-Buchserie basierende Fernseh-Krimireihe produziert.
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