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Best Henning Mankell Books Reviewed & Ranked

Here is a list of the best Henning Mankell books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!

1. Firewall by Henning Mankell (2003-11-03) (1764)

 Best Henning Mankell Books Reviewed & RankedMass Market Paperback Publisher: Vintage (1764) ASIN: B01K3HNUDI Package Dimensions: 6.8 x 4.2 x 0.9 inches Shipping Weight: 6.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies) Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars 217 customer reviews Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #8,416,484 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?…
Author(s): Henning Mankell

2. One Step Behind (2003)

 Best Henning Mankell Books Reviewed & RankedOn Midsummer’s Eve, three role-playing teens dressed in eighteenth-century garb are shot in a secluded Swedish meadow. When one of Inspector Kurt Wallander’s most trusted colleagues–someone whose help he hoped to rely on to solve the crime–also turns up dead, Wallander knows the murders are related. But with his only clue a picture of a woman no one in Sweden seems to know, he can’t begin to imagine how. Reeling from his own father’s death and facing his own deteriorating health, Wallander tracks the lethal progress of the killer. Locked in a desperate effort to…
Author(s): Henning Mankell, Ebba Sergerberg

3. Faceless Killers (2011)

 Best Henning Mankell Books Reviewed & RankedPaperback Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard (2011) Language: English ISBN-10: 0307742857 ISBN-13: 978-0307742858 ASIN: B00A2M0QLY Shipping Weight: 7 ounces Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 581 customer reviews Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #12,297,297 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?…
Author(s): Henning Mankell

4. The Pyramid (Kurt Wallander Series) (2009)

 Best Henning Mankell Books Reviewed & RankedThe missing piece of the internationally bestselling Kurt Wallander mystery series: the story of Kurt Wallander’s beginnings.Revealing a side of Wallander that we have never seen, the long stories collected in The Pyramid are vintage Mankell. Here, we see Wallander on his homicide first case as a twenty-one-year-old patrolman, as a young father facing unexpected danger on Christmas Eve, as a middle-aged detective with his marriage on the brink, as a newly separated investigator solving the brutal murder of a local photographer, and finally as a veteran detective, with his signature methodical and instinctive work…
Author(s): Henning Mankell , Ebba Segerberg, et al.

5. The White Lioness (2003)

 Best Henning Mankell Books Reviewed & RankedIn peaceful southern Sweden, Louise Akerblom, an estate agent, pillar of the Methodist church, wife and mother, disappears. There is no explanation and no motive. Inspector Kurt Wallander and his team are called in to investigate. As Inspector Wallander is introduced to this missing persons case, he has a gut feeling that the victim will never be found alive, but he has no idea how far he will have to go in search of the killer. In South Africa, meanwhile Nelson Mandela has made his long walk to freedom. Wallander find himself caught up in a conspiracy involving renegade members of the South African secret service…
Author(s): Henning Mankell

6. After the Fire (2017)

 Best Henning Mankell Books Reviewed & Ranked     Fredrik Welin is a former surgeon who retired in disgrace decades earlier to a tiny island on which he is the only resident. He has a daughter he rarely sees and his mailman Jansson is the closest thing he has to a friend, and to an adversary. He is perfectly content to live out his days in quiet solitude.     One autumn evening, he is startled awake by a blinding light–only to discover that his house is on fire. With the help of Jansson, he escapes the flames just in time wearing two left boots. Dawn reveals that everything he owns is now a…
Author(s): Henning Mankell, Marlaine Delargy

7. The Dogs of Riga (2004)

 Best Henning Mankell Books Reviewed & RankedOn the Swedish coastline, two bodies, victims of grisly torture and cold execution, are discovered in a life raft. With no witnesses, no motives, and no crime scene, Detective Kurt Wallander is frustrated and uncertain he has the ability to solve a case as mysterious as it is heinous. But after the victims are traced to the Baltic state of Latvia, a country gripped by the upheaval of Soviet disintegration, Major Liepa of the Riga police takes over the investigation. Thinking his work done, Wallander slips into routine once more, until suddenly, he is called to Riga and plunged into an alien world where shadows are…
Author(s): Henning Mankell

8. The Man Who Smiled (2009)

 Best Henning Mankell Books Reviewed & RankedUnusual book…
Author(s): Henning Mankell

9. The Fifth Woman (A Kurt Wallander Mystery) (2004)

 Best Henning Mankell Books Reviewed & RankedIn an African convent, four nuns and a unidentified fifth woman are brutally murdered–the death of the unknown woman covered up by the local police. A year later in Sweden, Inspector Kurt Wallander is baffled and appalled by two murders. Holger Eriksson, a retired car dealer and bird watcher, is impaled on sharpened bamboo poles in a ditch behind his secluded home, and the body of a missing florist is discovered–strangled and tied to a tree. The only clues Wallander has to go on are a skull, a diary, and a photo of three men. What ensues is a case that will test…
Author(s): Henning Mankell, Steven T. Murray

10. Italian Shoes (2010)

 Best Henning Mankell Books Reviewed & RankedFrom the bestselling author of the Kurt Wallander series comes a touching and intimate story about an embattled man’s unexpected chance at redemption.    Many years ago a devastating mistake drove Fredrik Welin into a life as far as possible from his former position as a surgeon, where he mistakenly amputated the wrong arm of one of his patients. Now he lives in a frozen landscape. Each morning he dips his body into the freezing lake surrounding his home to remind himself he’s alive. However, Welins’s icy existence begins to thaw…
Author(s): Henning Mankell, Laurie Thompson

11. Sidetracked (2003)

 Best Henning Mankell Books Reviewed & RankedIn the award-winning , Kurt Wallander is called to a nearby rapeseed field where a teenage girl has been loitering all day long. He arrives just in time to watch her douse herself in gasoline and set herself aflame. The next day he is called to a beach where Sweden’s former Minister of Justice has been axed to death and scalped. The murder has the obvious markings of a demented serial killer, and Wallander is frantic to find him before he strikes again. But his investigation is beset with a handful of obstacles—a department distracted by the threat of impending cutbacks and the frivolity of World Cup soccer, a…
Author(s): Henning Mankell, Steven T. Murray

12. Before the Frost (2006)

 Best Henning Mankell Books Reviewed & RankedIn this latest atmospheric thriller, Kurt Wallander and his daughter Linda join forces to search for a religious fanatic on a murder spree. Just graduated from the police academy, Linda Wallander returns to Skane to join the police force, and she already shows all the hallmarks of her father–the maverick approach, the flaring temper. Before she even starts work she becomes embroiled in the case of her childhood friend Anna, who has inexplicably disappeared. As the case her father is working on dovetails with her own, something far more dangerous than either could have imagined…
Author(s): Henning Mankell, Ebba Segerberg

13. The Return of the Dancing Master (2005)

 Best Henning Mankell Books Reviewed & RankedWhen retired policeman Herbert Molin is found brutally slaughtered on his remote farm in the northern forests of Sweden, police find strange tracks in the snow — as if someone had been practicing the tango. Stefan Lindman, a young police officer recently diagnosed with mouth cancer, decides to investigate the murder of his former colleague, but is soon enmeshed in a mystifying case with no witnesses and no apparent motives. Terrified of the disease that could take his life, Lindman becomes more and more reckless as he unearths the chilling links between Molin’s death and an underground neo-Nazi network that runs…
Author(s): Henning Mankell

Best Henning Mankell Books Reviewed & Ranked

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The White Lioness

Author(s): Henning Mankell, Laurie Thompson
ID: 808455, Publisher: The New Press, Year: 2011, Size: 535 Kb, Format: epub

Faceless Killers

Author(s): Henning Mankell
ID: 808456, Publisher: The New Press, Year: 2011, Size: 314 Kb, Format: epub

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