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Jan Guillou

Sweden (b.1944)

Swedish journalist and writer, who has gained international fame with his spy novels. Guillou's hero, the count Carl Gustaf Gilbert Hamilton alias agent Coq Rouge, the Nordic James Bond, has appeared in a series of books which have sold over four million copies (until 1998). Coq Rouge's adventures have been adapted for screen. Guillou is after Astrid Lindgren the second highest earning writer in Sweden.

Genres: Historical