Reijo Juhani Mäki (born October 12, 1958 in Siikainen, Satakunta) is a Finnish writer of crime fiction. Mäki published his first novel Enkelipölyä in 1985. His most well-known character is private detective Jussi Vares who was first introduced in the novel Moukanpeli released in 1986. A total of 25 novels about Jussi Vares have been published to date (in addition to his other non-Vares books). All novels take place in the portuary city of Turku , and in its grim granite jail, Kakola prison (maximum security prison, abandoned in 2007, see ).Nine of the Vares novels have been made into feature films.The first two (2004-2007) feature Juha Veijonen as Jussi Vares. The next seven (2011-2015) feature Antti Reini; the first six of these (2011-2012) have been released on DVD in Region 1.Some films

Property Value
dbo:abstract
  • Reijo Juhani Mäki (* 12. Oktober 1958 in Siikainen, Finnland), finnischer Krimiautor und Schöpfer der Figur des Turkuer Privatdetektivs Jussi Valtteri Vares. In Finnland sind bisher 18 Romane um den hartgesottenen Ermittler-Junggesellen mit dem Schmuddel-Image erschienen, von denen die meisten im Unterwelt- und Kneipenmilieu der Stadt Turku angesiedelt sind. Die erste deutsche Übersetzung erschien 1996 ("Die Strumpfbandnatter"). 2004 kam die erste Verfilmung eines Vares-Romans in die finnischen Kinos ("Vares – yksityisetsivä"). Seit 2006 ist der Film, der auf dem Roman "Die gelbe Witwe" basiert, auch in Deutschland auf DVD erhältlich. Während seines Studiums arbeitete Mäki als Holzhacker, Werftarbeiter, Türsteher und als Ticket-Verkäufer in der Stockholmer U-Bahn. Nach Abschluss des Studiums an der Wirtschaftsuniversität Turku war Reijo Mäki im Bankbereich tätig. Bereits während seines ersten Berufsjahres fing er an zu schreiben. Sein Debütroman "Enkelipöly" erschien 1985. Nach zehn Berufsjahren entschied sich Mäki, der Bankwelt den Rücken zu kehren. Mäki veröffentlicht etwa im Jahrestakt ein Buch. Neben Romanen schreibt er auch Novellen und Zeitungskolumnen. (de)
  • Reijo MäkiFichier:Reijo Mäki2.jpg Reijo Mäki en 2009. Reijo Juhani Mäki, né le 12 octobre 1958 à Siikainen, dans la province de la Finlande occidentale, est un écrivain finlandais, auteur de nombreux romans policiers. (fr)
  • Reijo Juhani Mäki (born October 12, 1958 in Siikainen, Satakunta) is a Finnish writer of crime fiction. Mäki published his first novel Enkelipölyä in 1985. His most well-known character is private detective Jussi Vares who was first introduced in the novel Moukanpeli released in 1986. A total of 25 novels about Jussi Vares have been published to date (in addition to his other non-Vares books). All novels take place in the portuary city of Turku , and in its grim granite jail, Kakola prison (maximum security prison, abandoned in 2007, see ).Nine of the Vares novels have been made into feature films.The first two (2004-2007) feature Juha Veijonen as Jussi Vares. The next seven (2011-2015) feature Antti Reini; the first six of these (2011-2012) have been released on DVD in Region 1.Some films have been released in movie theaters in Finland and some straight-to-DVD. Mäki is one of the most influential modern Finnish authors. His most recent novel Cowboy was released in 2014 and is the final book in a trilogy (the other two are Sheriffi and Intiaani). (en)
dbo:birthDate
  • 1958-10-12 (xsd:date)
dbo:birthPlace
dbo:thumbnail
dbo:wikiPageExternalLink
dbo:wikiPageID
  • 12104338 (xsd:integer)
dbo:wikiPageRevisionID
  • 711997267 (xsd:integer)
dct:description
  • Finnish writer (en)
dct:subject
http://purl.org/linguistics/gold/hypernym
rdf:type
rdfs:comment
  • Reijo MäkiFichier:Reijo Mäki2.jpg Reijo Mäki en 2009. Reijo Juhani Mäki, né le 12 octobre 1958 à Siikainen, dans la province de la Finlande occidentale, est un écrivain finlandais, auteur de nombreux romans policiers. (fr)
  • Reijo Juhani Mäki (* 12. Oktober 1958 in Siikainen, Finnland), finnischer Krimiautor und Schöpfer der Figur des Turkuer Privatdetektivs Jussi Valtteri Vares. In Finnland sind bisher 18 Romane um den hartgesottenen Ermittler-Junggesellen mit dem Schmuddel-Image erschienen, von denen die meisten im Unterwelt- und Kneipenmilieu der Stadt Turku angesiedelt sind. Die erste deutsche Übersetzung erschien 1996 ("Die Strumpfbandnatter"). 2004 kam die erste Verfilmung eines Vares-Romans in die finnischen Kinos ("Vares – yksityisetsivä"). Seit 2006 ist der Film, der auf dem Roman "Die gelbe Witwe" basiert, auch in Deutschland auf DVD erhältlich. (de)
  • Reijo Juhani Mäki (born October 12, 1958 in Siikainen, Satakunta) is a Finnish writer of crime fiction. Mäki published his first novel Enkelipölyä in 1985. His most well-known character is private detective Jussi Vares who was first introduced in the novel Moukanpeli released in 1986. A total of 25 novels about Jussi Vares have been published to date (in addition to his other non-Vares books). All novels take place in the portuary city of Turku , and in its grim granite jail, Kakola prison (maximum security prison, abandoned in 2007, see ).Nine of the Vares novels have been made into feature films.The first two (2004-2007) feature Juha Veijonen as Jussi Vares. The next seven (2011-2015) feature Antti Reini; the first six of these (2011-2012) have been released on DVD in Region 1.Some films (en)
rdfs:label
  • Reijo Mäki (de)
  • Reijo Mäki (fr)
  • Reijo Mäki (en)
owl:sameAs
prov:wasDerivedFrom
foaf:depiction
foaf:gender
  • male (en)
foaf:givenName
  • Reijo (en)
foaf:isPrimaryTopicOf
foaf:name
  • Reijo Mäki (en)
foaf:surname
  • Mäki (en)
is dbo:wikiPageDisambiguates of
is dbo:wikiPageRedirects of
is owl:sameAs of
is foaf:primaryTopic of