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Henning Mankell
Henning Mankell's Kurt Wallander mysteries are global bestsellers and have been adapted for television as a BAFTA Award–winning BBC series starring Kenneth Branagh. Mankell was awarded the Crime Writers’ Association’s Macallan Gold Dagger and the German Tolerance Prize, among many others. He... show more



Henning Mankell's Kurt Wallander mysteries are global bestsellers and have been adapted for television as a BAFTA Award–winning BBC series starring Kenneth Branagh. Mankell was awarded the Crime Writers’ Association’s Macallan Gold Dagger and the German Tolerance Prize, among many others. He divides his time between Sweden and Mozambique.

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drallapaul
drallapaul rated it 11 months ago
Known for his Wallander books, Mankell's latest venture is After the Fire. It tells us about Fredrik, our narrator and retired elderly doctor, whose house is burnt down on the remote Swedish island where he lives. The story revolves around his encounter with various people as the mystery of the arso...
Url Phantomhive
Url Phantomhive rated it 11 months ago
When I was going through some of the reviews, it almost seemed like everyone was disappointed by The Man From Beijing, but this was not at all the memory I had about the book. Yes, it is slow paced, and not all the jumps may make a lot of sense, but I still remember it as an interesting story, after...
Url Phantomhive
Url Phantomhive rated it 11 months ago
This was the first book by Henning Mankell I read, or actually listened to. I know it was a little weird to start in the middle of the Wallander series, but still I enjoyed it a lot since it was during the time the Scandinavian detective books were hugely popular in the Netherlands and I also read a...
DanySpike
DanySpike rated it 2 years ago
It's always a bit nostalgic to finish a series, but I can't say I'm sad saying good bye to Wallander because I started to dislike him a few books ago. While this book had a very interesting plot, it had many, many holes and it left quite a lot of unexplained things. It was also very exasperating to ...
DanySpike
DanySpike rated it 2 years ago
As it turns out, Linda is an insufferable idiot and Kurt a permanently angry man. I normally like Wallander books but this one was exasperating. Two stars.
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