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Summary: Three crime dramas based on the best selling novels by Henning Mankell. They follow Inspector Kurt Wallander, a disillusioned everyman, as he struggles against a rising tide of violence in southern Sweden.

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Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2009

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Summary: In The White Lioness, Wallander is drawn into the case of a missing Swedish national while attending a police conference in South Africa. The second film sees Wallander back in Sweden, where a woman's body is discovered half buried in the forest swamps. And in The Troubled Man, Wallander is in a race against time as he embarks on his final case - the disappearance of his daughter's father-in-law.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: Thrilling mystery tales about the brooding and disillusioned Inspector Kurt Wallander, set in the beautiful landscape of southern Sweden. In Faceless killers, an elderly couple are attacked at an isolated farmhouse and the town witnesses an outbreak of racist violence. In The man who smiled, Wallander is contacted by an old acquaintance who is suspicious about his father's death. In The fifth...

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Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2010

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Mankell, Henning

Summary: "Fredrik Welin is a seventy-year-old former surgeon who retired in disgrace years ago. He has retreated to a Swedish archipelago, where he lives alone on an island. He swims in the sea every day, cutting a hole in the ice if necessary. He is perfectly content to live out his days in quiet solitude. Until he wakes up one autumn evening to find his house on fire. Fredrik escapes just in time,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage 2017

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Mankell, Henning

Summary: In 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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2004

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Mankell, Henning

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Press 2006

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Mankell, Henning

Summary: 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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Press 2008

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Mankell, Henning

Summary: When archaeologist Louse Cantor returns to Sweden from a dig in Greece, her world collapses with the discovery of her only child dead in his bed. Henrik turns out to have led multiple lives and held many secrets--including his HIV-positive status--that she knew nothing about, and part of her shock over his death stems from the realization that he concealed so much from her.

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Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2007

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Mankell, Henning

Summary: 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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2010

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Mankell, Henning

Summary: a lawyer, driving home through the fog, stops after he sees "a human-sized effigy" propped on a chair in the middle of a deserted highway. Gustaf Torstensson gets out of the car to investigate, is hit from behind and was "dead before his body hit the damp asphalt." The police accept the assailant's claim that it was an accident, but when Torstensson's son, Sten, is shot dead just two weeks...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Press 2006

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Mankell, Henning

Summary: In a remote Swedish farmhouse, an elderly farmer has been bludgeoned to death, his wife left to die with a noose around her neck. Before the old woman dies, she utters the word foreign, which may be the only real clue the police have to go on. And they need to work fast. The press has reported the dying word, and white supremacists have threatened a nearby refugee camp, vowing to take justice...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage 2011

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Mankell, Henning

Summary: It is midsummer's eve. Three young friends meet in a wood to act out an elobrate masque. But unknown to them they are being watched. With a bullet each, all three are murdered. Soon afterward, one of Kurt Wallender's colleagues is found murdered

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Press 2002

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Mankell, Henning

Summary: Collects five mystery stories that detail Kurt Wallander's journey from a twenty-one-year-old rookie police officer to a first-rate detective.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2009

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Mankell, Henning

Summary: In January 2014 Hening Mankell was informed that he had cancer.However, Quicksand is not a book about death and destruction, but about what it means to be human. He writes about love and jealousy, about courage and fear. And about what it is like to live with a potentially fatal illness. This book is also about why the cave painters 40,000 years ago chose the very darkest places for their...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC 2017

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Mankell, Henning

Summary: "A novel in which Kurt Wallander becomes involved in the case of the disappearance of a retired naval officer--who is Wallander's daughter Linda's future father-in-law--which leads him into a story of Cold War espionage. Wallander also confronts his own age and mortality, while welcoming his first granddaughter"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2011

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Mankell, Henning

Summary: 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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Press 1998

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Mankell, Henning

Summary: Linda Wallander's first job as a police officer is complicated by her father's presence on the police force, until Linda's childhood friend disappears, forcing the father and daughter to work together and find the missing girl before it is too late.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2006

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Mankell, Henning

Summary: 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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2004

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Mankell, Henning

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2007

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Mankell, Henning

Summary: Chief Inspector Kurt Wallander investigates the deaths of three young celebrants after the Midsummer's Eve ritual.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2003

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Mankell, Henning

Summary: 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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Press 2004

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Mankell, Henning

Summary: His long-awaited vacation interrupted by two deaths, Inspector Kurt Wallander begins trying to piece together how the brutal murder of a former minister of justice is related to the self-immolation of an unidentified young woman.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2003

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Mankell, Henning

Summary: "Cold and poverty define Hanna Renström's childhood in remote northern Sweden, and in 1905, at nineteen, she boards a ship for Australia in hope of a better life. But none of her hopes--or fears--prepares her for the life she will lead. After two brief marriages, she finds herself a widow twice over, and the owner of a bordello in Portuguese East Africa, a world where colonialism and white...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2013

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Mankell, Henning.

Summary: The acclaimed author of the Kurt Wallander mysteries now gives us an electrifying stand-alone thriller that takes off into a sweeping international drama. January 2006. In the Swedish hamlet of Hesjövallen, nineteen people have been massacred. The only clue is a red ribbon found at the scene. Judge Birgitta Roslin has particular reason to be shocked: her grandparents, the Andréns, are among the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2010

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