Jens Lapidus
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Lapidus on turning Swedish crime writing on its head

Jens Lapidus's novel Easy Money has become the fastest selling Swedish crime novel in a decade.

The film adaptation was also the highest grossing film in Swedish cinema history.

High profile criminal defence lawyer Lapidus told Radio 5 live's Richard Bacon why he decided to challenge the normal conventions of crime writing.

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Richard Bacon broadcasts Monday to Thursday 1400 to 1600 on Radio 5 live.