Henning Mankell Biography
Henning Mankell is the acclaimed author of the Kurt Wallander mysteries. The books have been published in thirty-three countries and consistently top the bestseller lists in Europe, receiving major literary prizes (including the UK's Golden Dagger Award in 2000) and generating numerous international film and television adaptations. Born in a village in northern Sweden in 1948, Mankell divides his time between Sweden and Maputo, Mozambique.
Kurt Wallander Series (dates are English-language publication dates):
- Faceless Killers (1997)
- The Dogs of Riga, (2001)
- White Lioness (1998)
- The Man Who Smiled, (2005)
- Sidetracked (1999)
- The Fifth Woman (2000)
- One Step Behind (2002)
- Firewall (2002)
- The Pyramid (2008)
- The Grave (not available in English)
- The Troubled Man (2011)
The Troubled Man is expected to be the last book in this internationally best selling series.
This biography was last updated on 02/05/2011.
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