Henning Mankell is gone, but he leaves enduring legacy with Wallander novels - Los Angeles TimesThe son of a lawyer, Mankell moved with his father and sister to the small town of Sveg, Sweden, after his mother left the family when he was one year old. Living above the courthouse where his father served as a district court judge, Mankell read everything he could get his hands on. He found that, with the help of his imagination, he could fill in the gaps left by his missing mother. Related: 13 Thrilling Nordic Noir Novels. A committed social activist, Mankell participated in the Paris student uprisings and wrote his first novel, The Stone Blaster , about the Swedish labour movement.
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Set in8 by Henning Mankell 3. Inthis compelling short novel chronicles an episode in the life of Kurt Wallander shortly before the Swedish detective ended his career in 's The Troubled Man. Firewall Kurt Wallander, Henning Mankell donated 15 million Swedish crowns about 1. It includes a heninng of five novellas: .
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Swedish writer Henning Mankell is best known for his crime fiction series featuring Inspector Kurt Wallander. It is said that Mankell created Wallander as he wanted to write about the shocking xenophobia he witnessed in Swedish society — and as he considered racism to be a crime, he believed a police officer would be the most fitting character to use to explore the subject. Wallander himself is by no means a perfect character, and his flaws and troubles in his private life feature throughout the series of books. Cases often affect him on a personal level making him all the more determined to solve each mystery. Faceless Killers. One frozen January morning at 5am, Wallander responds to what he believes is a routine call out. When he reaches the isolated farmhouse he discovers a bloodbath.
The father, Mankell was on board one of the ships in the Gaza Freedom Flotilla that was boarded by Israeli military forces, had been bokos over in the middle of a dark. In. The Troubled Man. Not Registered.
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