In 1971, Danish Poet Olaf Gynt, sent Sven Hassel the following poem, meant as an ode to Hassel’s narrative work portraying the years during the War. Originally written in the Danish language and translated byt Hassel’s family to English. A Poet’s salute to our greatest portrayer of the darkest years of Europe. Sven Hassel raises...Continue reading
In collaboration with Johan Jernhed, the illustrator of the book, MHAbooks has launched a new comic book series of LEGION OF THE DAMNED. The first in the series, BOOK ONE, is currently on sale at Amazon, Kobo and iTunes as an ebook and POD, Print On Demand. The book is a close adaptation to the...Continue reading
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...
LEGION OF THE DAMNED and WHEELS OF TERROR were the first two novels to be released in this new genre by our UK Publisher, Orion Publishing Group, back in 2014. In 2016, Saga Egmont/Lindhardt og Ringhof, released the full series in Danish, MONTE CASSINO in German, and three of the novels in Swedish. Moreso, in...Continue reading
Orion Publishing Group is launching a completely rebranded Sven Hassel E-Book compilation. The new covers are truly reminiscent of the series' roots and original covers from the 50's-60's. "Legion of the Damned", "Comrades of War", "March Battalion", and "Wheels of Terror" are available for purchase directly from Orion through various outlets including iTunes and for...Continue reading
The book is titled The Glorious Defeat, named after the author´s unpublished manuscript, which describes the end of the war and the events in Berlin. The publisher, Jan S. Hervig, learned about this manuscript many years ago, and picked up the idea again last year in connection with the Anniversary Project. Contract was signed with...Continue reading