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Kurt Wallander Mysteries #3 : The White Lioness (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)

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ISBN13: 9781400031559
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Inspector Kurt Wallander's look into the execution-style murder of a Swedish housewife leads to an investigation of international scope and harrowing consequences, involving a plot to assassinate Nelson Mandela.

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Internationally acclaimed author Henning Mankell has written eight novels and a collection of short stories featuring Kurt Wallander. The books have been published in thirty-three countries and consistently top the bestseller lists in Europe, receiving major literary prizes (including Great Britains Gold Dagger in 2000) and generating numerous international film and television adaptations. He has also published many other novels for children, young people, and adults, and is one of Swedens most frequently performed dramatists. He has spent many years in Africa, where a number of his novels are set. Born in 1948, Mankell grew up in the Swedish village of Sveg. He now divides his time between Sweden and Maputo, Mozambique, where he works as a director at Teatro Avenida.

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David W. Dallas, January 30, 2013 (view all comments by David W. Dallas)
In the midst of reading The Kurt Wallander series. This story shows Mankell growing comfortable in his pacing and in his story telling. It is my favorite thus far..
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Grammatoria, September 20, 2011 (view all comments by Grammatoria)
I received this book from a relative and I think it sat on the shelf for almost a year before I read it. It was the first mystery I've ever read and I was eternally hooked! Henning Mankell is a masterful and intelligent writer and Kurt Wallender an untterly human protagonist as he unravels the web of crime. A simple but brutal murder leads Wallender through an assasination plot and international intrigue matched perfectly by the personal struggles of Wallender and the wintry physical/psychological backdrop of a corner of Sweden. I guarantee you will find it hard to put down!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781400031559
Author:
Mankell, Henning
Publisher:
Vintage
Location:
New York
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Police Procedural
Subject:
European - Scandinavian
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
Series Volume:
1458
Publication Date:
20110408
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
8 x 5.05 x .9 in .7 lb

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