Author(s): Henning Mankell
Some cases aren't as cold as you'd think
Kurt Wallander's life looks like it has taken a turn for the better when his offer on a new house is accepted, only for him to uncover something unexpected in the garden - the skeleton of a middle-aged woman.
As police officers comb the property, Wallander attempts to get his new life back on course by finding the woman's killer with the aid of his daughter, Linda. But when another discovery is made in the garden, Wallander is forced to delve further back into the area's past.
A treat for fans and new readers alike, this is a never before published Kurt Wallander novella
A beautiful gift edition of a new Kurt Wallander novella, in which the original Scandinavian detective uncovers the skeleton of a woman in a suburban garden
"An absolute pleasure to read and one worth luxuriating in" -- Alison Flood Observer "Good news for those suffering [Wallander] withdrawal symptoms" -- Laura Wilson Guardian "This beautifully crafted story will grab you and it will not let go" -- David Stephenson, 4 stars Sunday Express "Mankell is undoubtedly a skilled writer with plenty of breadth, but it's clear that his subtleties of character, plot and pace achieve greatest expression in the Wallander series" -- James Urquhart Independent on Sunday "Wallander is among the very best fictional crimebusters" Daily Telegraph
Henning Mankell has become a worldwide phenomenon with his crime writing, gripping thrillers and atmospheric novels set in Africa. His prizewinning and critically acclaimed Inspector Wallander Mysteries are currently dominating bestseller lists all over the globe. 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. Mankell devotes much of his free time to working with Aids charities in Africa, where he is 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. http://www.henningmankell.co.uk