Best known for his series of police procedurals featuring the adventures of Sweidsh detective Kurt Wallander -- selling over 10 million copies worldwide -- Henning Mankell has become a mystery master garnering critical acclaim in both the U.K. and U.S.
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Date of Birth:
February 3, 1948
Place of Birth:
Folkskolan Elementary Shool, Sveg; Högre Allmäna Läroverket, Borås
wedish Mystery Academy Prize, 1991; German Crime Prize, 1999; Macallan CWA Gold Dagger Award, 2001
|The Best Book to Read First|
|Faceless Killers: A Kurt Wallander Mystery|
Henning Mankell, Steven T. Murray (Translator)
The "brilliant U.S. debut" (Library Journal) of Mankell's blockbuster bestselling Kurt Wallander detective series, this winner of Sweden's coveted Best Mystery Award is a chiller in the classic gumshoe tradition. The Los Angeles Times called it "an exquisite novel of mesmerizing depth and suspense."