Mankell, Henning 1948-
Most widely held works about Henning Mankell
Most widely held works by Henning Mankell
The man from Beijing by Henning Mankell ( Book )
59 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 2,013 libraries worldwide
Hudiksvall, January 2006, police find eighteen people massacred in a small village. They think it's the work of a mad man but Birgitta and August believe they were killed by the same person who killed their mother.
The troubled man by Henning Mankell ( Book )
31 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,740 libraries worldwide
When Kurt Wallander is called into the case of the disappearance of a retired naval officer, coincidentally his daughter's future father-in-law, he becomes embroiled in a story of Cold War espionage.
The man who smiled by Henning Mankell ( Book )
122 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 14 languages and held by 1,640 libraries worldwide
"The Man Who Smiled begins with Wallander deep in a personal and professional crisis after killing a man in the line of duty; eventually, he vows to quit the Ystad police force for good. Just then, however, a friend who had asked Wallander to look into the death of his father winds up dead himself, shot three times. Ann-Britt H?glund, the department?s first female detective, proves to be his best ally as he tries to pierce the smiling fa?ade of his prime suspect, a powerful multinational business tycoon. But just as he comes close to uncovering the truth, the same shadowy threats responsible for the murders close in on Wallander himself"--Publisher website (December 2006).
Faceless killers : a mystery by Henning Mankell ( Book )
151 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 22 languages and held by 1,595 libraries worldwide
The murder of a farming couple in Sweden unleashes a wave of xenophobia when it is learned that the woman's dying words were "foreigner." The case is given to Inspector Kurt Wallender, a lover of opera and booze. Part crime story, part look at the attitude of Swedes to immigrants.
Before the frost by Henning Mankell ( Book )
124 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 11 languages and held by 1,560 libraries worldwide
Taking a position with the Ystad police force shortly after graduating, Linda Wallander, the daughter of inspector Kurt Wallender, struggles with their contentious relationship before taking on the case of a childhood friend, who has disappeared.
One step behind by Henning Mankell ( Book )
141 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 19 languages and held by 1,496 libraries worldwide
Chief Inspector Kur Wallander investigates the deaths of three young celebrants after the Midsummer's Eve ritual.
The fifth woman by Henning Mankell ( Book )
103 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 17 languages and held by 1,462 libraries worldwide
Detective Kurt Wallander searches for the link between "four nuns and an unidentified fifth woman [who] are found with their throats slit in a convent in Africa ... [and] in Sweden, a birdwatcher [who] is skewered to death after falling into a pit of carefully sharpened bamboo poles."--Jacket.
Daniel by Henning Mankell ( Book )
38 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,419 libraries worldwide
In the 1870s, Hans Bengler arrives in Cape Town from Sweden, driven by a singular desire: to discover an insect no one has seen before and name it after himself. But then he impulsively adopts a young San orphan, a boy he christens Daniel and brings with him back to Sweden--a quite different specimen than he first contemplated. Daniel is told to call Bengler "Father," taught to knock on doors and bow, and continually struggles to understand this strange new land of mud and snow that surrounds and seemingly entraps him. At the same time, he is haunted by visions of his murdered parents calling him home to Africa. Knowing that the only way home is by sea, he decides he must learn to walk on water if he is ever to reclaim his true place in the world.
The dogs of Riga by Henning Mankell ( Book )
145 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 19 languages and held by 1,404 libraries worldwide
When a life raft carrying the bodies of two Eastern European criminals washes up on the Swedish coastline, Inspector Kurt Wallender travels to Riga, Latvia, where he struggles against corruption and deceit and risks his own life to uncover the truth.
Firewall by Henning Mankell ( Book )
126 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 14 languages and held by 1,403 libraries worldwide
"Ystad, Sweden. A man stops at an ATM during his evening walk and inexplicably falls dead to the ground. Two teenage girls brutally murder a taxi driver. They are quickly apprehended, shocking local policemen with their complete lack of remorse. One girl escapes police custody and disappears without a trace." -- Jacket.
Sidetracked by Henning Mankell ( Book )
98 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 16 languages and held by 1,399 libraries worldwide
In Sweden, detective Kurt Wallander hunts for a serial killer who scalps his victims. The story is told from two points of view, that of Wallander and that of the killer--a boy. By the author of The White Lioness.
The pyramid : and four other Kurt Wallander mysteries by Henning Mankell ( Book )
82 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 1,265 libraries worldwide
A volume of short works featuring the popular investigator features Wallander as a young patrolman on his first case, a new father facing unexpected danger on Christmas Eve, a middle-aged man solving a poisoning death, a separated husband investigating a photographer's murder, and a veteran detective connecting a dual murder to a plane crash.
The white lioness : a mystery by Henning Mankell ( Book )
141 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 19 languages and held by 1,217 libraries worldwide
Swedish inspector Kurt Wallender investigates the murder of a woman whose body was stuffed in a well. The case has international ramifications, involving a plot against Nelson Mandela of South Africa.
Depths by Henning Mankell ( Book )
56 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 1,215 libraries worldwide
Sent on a mission to take covert depth readings around the Stockholm archipelago, World War I Swedish naval officer Lars Tobiasson-Svartman finds himself attracted to a young widow whose wild nature is in total contrast to his wife's reserved personality.
The eye of the leopard by Henning Mankell ( Book )
48 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,183 libraries worldwide
Arriving in newly independent Zambia in the hopes of fulfilling a friend's missionary dream, Hans Olofson endeavors to make Africa his home while struggling with such past demons as his father's alcoholism and a friend's accident.
Kennedy's brain by Henning Mankell ( Book )
61 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 12 languages and held by 1,162 libraries worldwide
Convinced that her beloved twenty-eight-year-old son was killed in spite of a police ruling that he committed suicide, archaeologist Louise Cantor travels throughout the world in search of answers.
The return of the dancing master by Henning Mankell ( Book )
73 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 12 languages and held by 1,157 libraries worldwide
Fifty-four years after war criminals are hanged in ruined Nazi Germany, a retired police officer is found slaughtered on his farm in Sweden, leading a former colleague to investigate and uncovering the links between the death and global Neo-Nazi activity.
Italian shoes by Henning Mankell ( Book )
47 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 1,105 libraries worldwide
Fredrik Welin is a reclusive ex-surgeon living alone on a tiny island in the north of Sweden. His only companions are a pair of aged pets, and the only society callers to his living room are ants that are transforming his table into an enormous anthill. Every morning, the loner goes out to the frozen lake, cuts a hole in the ice, and then plunges himself into the freezing water to remind himself that he is still alive. Four women enter his life: Harriet, his ex, whom he abandoned years ago; Louise, his unknown daughter; Agnes Klarstrom, the patient who ended his medical career; and Sima, a troubled young woman.
Chronicler of the winds by Henning Mankell ( Book )
55 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 14 languages and held by 1,008 libraries worldwide
On the rooftop of a theater in an African port, Nelio, a ten year old boy--"a leader of street kids, rumored to be a healer and a prophet and possessed of a strangely ancient wisdom--"tells his unforgettable story over the course of nine nights.
A bridge to the stars by Henning Mankell ( Book )
69 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 17 languages and held by 842 libraries worldwide
In Sweden in 1956, eleven-year-old Joel and his father, a logger who was once a sailor, live alone with their secrets, including Joel's secret society that meets at night and his father's new romantic interest.
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