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List of Martin Beck Award winners from every year the award has been given out. All Martin Beck Award winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Martin Beck Award award are listed along with photos for every Martin Beck Award winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Martin Beck Award award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Martin Beck Award are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Martin Beck Award winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Martin Beck Award winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Martin Beck Award winners of all time. Anybody who won the Martin Beck Award usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Martin Beck Award-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Martin Beck Award, so most of the famous Martin Beck Award winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won Martin Beck Award?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. You may copy this factual list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share it with your Facebook friends, Twitter followers or with any other social networks you use on a regular basis. This list features Frederick Forsyth, Doris Gercke and more. (38 items)

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Alexander McCall Smith is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Martin Beck Award Winners List
R. Alexander "Sandy" McCall Smith, CBE, FRSE, is a Rhodesian-born British writer and Emeritus Professor of Medical Law at the University of Edinburgh. In the late twentieth century, ...more

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Anders Bodelsen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Martin Beck Award Winners List
Anders Bodelsen is a prolific Danish writer primarily associated with the 1960 new-realism wave in Danish literature, along with Christian Kampmann and Henrik Stangerup. Bodelsen prefers the ...more

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Andrea Maria Schenkel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Martin Beck Award Winners List
Andrea Maria Schenkel is a German writer. She published her debut novel Tannöd in 2006. Based on the Hinterkaifeck murder in the 1920s, Schenkel’s fictional account takes place in the ...more

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Andrew Taylor is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Martin Beck Award Winners List
Andrew Taylor is a British author best known for his crime novels, which include the Lydmouth series, the Roth Trilogy and historical novels such as the best-selling The American Boy and The ...more

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Anthony Berkeley Cox is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Martin Beck Award Winners List
Anthony Berkeley Cox Anthony Berkeley Cox was an English crime writer. He wrote under several pen-names, including Francis Iles, Anthony Berkeley and A. Monmouth Platts.

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Anthony Price is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Martin Beck Award Winners List
Anthony Price Anthony Price is an author of espionage thrillers.

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Arnaldur Indriðason is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Martin Beck Award Winners List
Arnaldur Indriðason is an Icelandic writer of crime fiction; most of his books feature the protagonist Detective Erlendur.

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Barry Unsworth is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Martin Beck Award Winners List
Barry Unsworth FRSL was a British writer known for his historical fiction. He published 17 novels, and was shortlisted for the Booker Prize three times, winning once for the 1992 novel Sacred

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Ben Elton is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Martin Beck Award Winners List
Benjamin Charles "Ben" Elton is an English comedian, author, playwright, actor and director. He was a part of London's alternative comedy movement of the 1980s and became a writer on ...more

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Brian Garfield is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Martin Beck Award Winners List
Brian Francis Wynne Garfield is an American novelist and screenwriter. He wrote his first published book at the age of eighteen and wrote several novels under such pen names as "Frank ...more

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Cornell Woolrich is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Martin Beck Award Winners List
Cornell George Hopley-Woolrich was an American novelist and short story writer who sometimes wrote under the pseudonyms William Irish and George Hopley. His biographer, Francis Nevins Jr., rated ...more

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David Guterson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Martin Beck Award Winners List
David Guterson is an American novelist, short story writer, poet, journalist, and essayist. He is best known as the author of the book Snow Falling on Cedars.

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Doris Gercke is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Martin Beck Award Winners List
Doris Gercke Doris Gercke is an award-winning German writer of crime thrillers. She also works under the nom de plume Mary-Jo Morell.

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Elmore Leonard is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Martin Beck Award Winners List
Elmore John Leonard, Jr. was an American novelist and screenwriter. His earliest novels, published in the 1950s, were Westerns, but Leonard went on to specialize in crime fiction and suspense ...more

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Frederick Forsyth is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Martin Beck Award Winners List
Frederick Forsyth, CBE is an English author and occasional political commentator. He is best known for thrillers such as The Day of the Jackal, The Odessa File, The Fourth Protocol, The Dogs of ...more

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Iain Pears is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Martin Beck Award Winners List
Iain Pears Iain Pears is an English art historian, novelist and journalist. He was educated at Warwick School, Warwick, Wadham College and Wolfson College, Oxford. Before writing, he worked as a reporter ...more

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John Franklin Bardin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Martin Beck Award Winners List
John Franklin Bardin was an American crime writer, best known for three novels he wrote between 1946 and 1948.

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John le Carré is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Martin Beck Award Winners List
David John Moore Cornwell, pen name John le Carré, is a British author of espionage novels. During the 1950s and the 1960s, Cornwell worked for the British intelligence services MI5 and ...more

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Julian Symons is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Martin Beck Award Winners List
Julian Gustave Symons was a British crime writer and poet. He also wrote social and military history, biography and studies of literature.

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Karin Fossum is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Martin Beck Award Winners List
Karin Fossum is a Norwegian author of crime fiction, often referred to as the "Norwegian queen of crime".

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Len Deighton is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Martin Beck Award Winners List
Leonard Cyril Deighton, known as Len Deighton, is a British military historian, cookery writer, graphic artist, and novelist. He is perhaps most famous for his spy novel The IPCRESS File, which ...more

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Leslie Thomas is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Martin Beck Award Winners List
Leslie Thomas Leslie Thomas, OBE was a Welsh author best known for his comic novel The Virgin Soldiers.

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Maarten 't Hart is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Martin Beck Award Winners List
Maarten 't Hart is a Dutch biologist who studied zoology and ethology at the University of Leiden and taught that subject before becoming a full-time writer in the 1980s, having made his debut ...more

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Manuel Vázquez Montalbán is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Martin Beck Award Winners List
Manuel Vázquez Montalbán was a prolific Spanish writer: journalist, novelist, poet, essayist, anthologue, prologist, humorist, critic, as well as a gastronome and a FC Barcelona

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Margaret Yorke is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Martin Beck Award Winners List
Margaret Yorke was an English crime fiction writer, real name Margaret Beda Nicholson. She had changed to the Yorke pen name to avoid readers' confusion with a similarly named published family

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Mary Willis Walker is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Martin Beck Award Winners List
Mary Willis Walker is an American crime fiction author.

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Matti Yrjänä Joensuu is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Martin Beck Award Winners List
Matti Yrjänä Joensuu Matti Yrjänä Joensuu was a Finnish writer of crime fiction. He has been awarded the State's Literature Prize, Vuoden johtolanka prize, and he has been nominated for two Finlandias. He ...more

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Peter Robinson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Martin Beck Award Winners List
Peter Robinson is a Canadian crime writer born in Britain. He is best known for his crime novels set in Yorkshire featuring Inspector Alan Banks. He has also published a number of other novels ...more

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Philippe Claudel is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Martin Beck Award Winners List
Philippe Claudel is a French writer and film director. Claudel was born in Dombasle-sur-Meurthe, Meurthe-et-Moselle. In addition to his writing, Claudel is a Professor of Literature at the ...more

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Pierre Magnan is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Martin Beck Award Winners List
Pierre Magnan Pierre Magnan was a writer.

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Richard Neely is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Martin Beck Award Winners List
Richard Neely Richard Forlani Neely was a justice and chief justice of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals from 1973 to 1995. When he took office, he became the youngest judge of a court of last resort ...more

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Ross Thomas is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Martin Beck Award Winners List
Ross Thomas was an American writer of crime fiction. He is best known for his witty thrillers that expose the mechanisms of professional politics. He also wrote several novels under the ...more

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Ruth Rendell is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Martin Beck Award Winners List
Ruth Barbara Rendell, Baroness Rendell of Babergh, CBE, is an English author of thrillers and psychological murder mysteries. Rendell's best-known creation, Chief Inspector Wexford, is the hero ...more

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Scott Smith is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Martin Beck Award Winners List
Scott Bechtel Smith is an American author and screenwriter, who has published two novels, A Simple Plan and The Ruins. His screen adaptation of A Simple Plan earned him an Academy Award ...more

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Scott Turow is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Martin Beck Award Winners List
Scott Frederick Turow is an American author and lawyer. Turow has written nine fiction and two nonfiction books, which have been translated into over 40 languages and sold over 30 million ...more

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Sébastien Japrisot is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Martin Beck Award Winners List
Sébastien Japrisot was a French author, screenwriter and film director, born in Marseille. His pseudonym was an anagram of Jean-Baptiste Rossi, his real name. Japrisot has been nicknamed ...more

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Thomas H. Cook is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Martin Beck Award Winners List
Thomas H. Cook is an American author, whose 1996 novel The Chatham School Affair received an Edgar award from the Mystery Writers of America.

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Tim Krabbé is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Martin Beck Award Winners List
Tim Krabbé is a Dutch journalist and novelist. Krabbé was born in Amsterdam. His writing has appeared in most major periodicals in the Netherlands. He is known to Dutch readers for ...more