About the Author
Henning Mankellis Sweden"s single most-read author around the world. His novels, which include the bestselling Kurt Wallander mysteries, have been translated into thirty-seven languages with more than 30 million copies in print worldwide. He has received the German Tolerance Prize and the Macallan Golden Dagger and has been a three-time finalist for the Los Angeles TimesMystery/Thriller Book Prize. Born in Stockholm in 1948 and raised in a village in northern Sweden, Mankell divides his time between Sweden and Maputo, Mozambique, where he works as the director of Teatro Avenida.
Laurie Thompsonis the distinguished translator of the novels of Henning Mankell, Hakan Nesser, and Ake Edwardson. He was editor of Swedish Book Review(1983'"2002).