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Henning Mankell was born in Stockholm in 1948. He is the prize-winning author of the eight novels in the Inspector Wallander Series which has been translated into many languages and consistently tops the best-seller lists throughout Europe. His novel Sidetracked won the CWA Gold dagger in 2001. Mankell has worked as an actor, theatre director and manager in Sweden and in Mozambique, where he is head of Teatro Avenida in Maputo. He died in October 2015.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Henning Mankell

Quicksand by Henning Mankell
Quicksand
Henning Mankell
In January 2014 the author was informed that he had cancer. This is not a book about death and destruction, but about what it means to be human. It is about love and jealousy, about courage and fear. And about...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/02/2016
An Event in Autumn by Henning Mankell
An Event in Autumn
Henning Mankell
Fans of Kurt Wallander are in for an unexpected treat as they probably thought they had read the last about this popular detective. This short book was published many years ago in Holland in response to a ploy to get...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/09/2015
An Event in Autumn by Henning Mankell
An Event in Autumn
Henning Mankell
Fans of Kurt Wallander are in for an unexpected treat as they probably thought they had read the last about this popular detective. This short book was published many years ago in Holland in response to a ploy to get...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/09/2014
The Man Who Smiled by Henning Mankell
The Man Who Smiled
Henning Mankell
A gripping story of high finance and power and the terrifying abuse of it. The tension builds gradually accelerating to the sort of book you just can’t put down. It is terrific. It is the final missing piece of the...
Format: Paperback (a Format) - Released: 21/06/2012
The Troubled Man : A Kurt Wallander Mystery by Henning Mankell
The Troubled Man : A Kurt Wallander Mystery
Henning Mankell
Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts at the Hay Festival on 29 May 2011. The return of Kurt Wallander, for his final case, has already caused a sensation around the globe. The Troubled Man confirms Henning Mankell's...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/03/2011
Journey to the End of the World by Henning Mankell
Journey to the End of the World
Henning Mankell
A deeply moving story of a 15 year oldsâ first encounter with his mother since she had abandoned him as a baby. Joel has left school and longs to begin a new life as a sailor. But first he and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2008
When the Snow Fell by Henning Mankell
When the Snow Fell
Henning Mankell
A touching story of growing up and discovering what really matters. Joel makes three New Yearâs resolutions: To see a naked lady, to toughen himself up so that he can live to be, to see the sea. How he sets...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/09/2007
Before The Frost by Henning Mankell
Before The Frost
Henning Mankell
After eight books in the Kurt Wallander police mystery series, this renowned Swedish crime writer is developing a new character, Kurt’s daughter Linda. This seems to be the change-over title with a part for them both, although it turns out...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/04/2005

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