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Sidetracked By Henning Mankell

Sidetracked
by Henning Mankell

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Midsummer approaches, and Wallander prepares for a holiday with the new woman in his life, hopeful that his wayward daughter and his ageing father will cope without him. Wallander's hunt for the girl's identity and his furious pursuit of a killer who scalps his victims will throw him and those he loves most into mortal danger.
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Sidetracked: Kurt Wallander by Henning Mankell

Midsummer approaches, and Wallander prepares for a holiday with the new woman in his life, hopeful that his wayward daughter and his ageing father will cope without him. But his summer is ruined when a girl commits suicide before his eyes, and a former minister of justice is butchered in the first of a series of apparently motiveless murders. Wallander's hunt for the girl's identity and his furious pursuit of a killer who scalps his victims will throw him and those he loves most into mortal danger.

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Sidetracked Reviews


"Mankell is one of the most ingenious crime writers around. Highly recommended" * Observer *
"Inspector Wallander has touches of Dexter's Inspector Morse about him, while remaining an original and highly likeable creation" * The Times *
"Wallander is among the very best of fictional crimebusters" * Daily Telegraph *
"Mankell is in the first division of crime writing" * The Times *
"Mankell could turn you to crime" * Daily Telegraph *

About Henning Mankell


Henning Mankell (1948-2015) became a worldwide phenomenon with his crime writing, gripping thrillers and atmospheric novels set in Africa. His prizewinning and critically acclaimed Inspector Wallander Mysteries continue to dominate bestseller lists all over the globe and his books have been translated into forty-five languages and made into numerous international film and television adaptations: most recently the BAFTA-award-winning BBC television series Wallander, starring Kenneth Branagh. Driven by a desire to change the world and to fight against racism and nationalism, Mankell devoted much of his time to working with charities in Africa, including SOS Children's Villages and PLAN International, where he was also director of the Teatro Avenida in Maputo. In 2008, the University of St Andrews conferred Henning Mankell with an honorary degree of Doctor of Letters in recognition of his major contribution to literature and to the practical exercise of conscience. www.henningmankell.com

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GOR001194044
Sidetracked: Kurt Wallander by Henning Mankell
Henning Mankell
Kurt Wallander
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
2008-10-09
512
0099535033
9780099535034
N/A
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