LEGION OF THE DAMNED turns 65 this year!
The year of 2018 marks the 65th Anniversary of Hassel’s first novel, THE LEGION OF THE DAMNED. It was first published in 1953 in Denmark and has until this day been sold in bookshops around the world, without any sales breaks.
In 1957, after the release of the Danish edition, the novel was translated into English and from there on into 25 languages (throughout the years) including Russian, Thai, Chinese, and Greek to name a few. This novel alone, out of the 14 in the series, has successfully sold several million copies worldwide.