Henning mankell kurt wallander novels
Kurt Wallander Series by Henning Mankell
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Swedish writer Henning Mankell is best known for his crime fiction series featuring Inspector Kurt Wallander. It is said that Mankell created Wallander as he wanted to write about the shocking xenophobia he witnessed in Swedish society — and as he considered racism to be a crime, he believed a police officer would be the most fitting character to use to explore the subject. Wallander himself is by no means a perfect character, and his flaws and troubles in his private life feature throughout the series of books. Cases often affect him on a personal level making him all the more determined to solve each mystery. Faceless Killers.
Kurt Wallander is a fictional character created by Swedish crime writer Henning Mankell ( – ). The protagonist of many mystery novels, set in and around the town of Ystad, . The first series consisted of the novels Sidetracked, Firewall and One Step Behind. These three were shot on location in Ystad in the .
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Henning Mankell’s Kurt Wallander books in order:
I approached my meeting with Henning Mankell , creator of the gloomy Swedish detective Kurt Wallander and thus the man who might be said to have started the current obsession with noirish crime drama , with trepidation. He has a reputation for being a little, well, curt. When one Swedish journalist started an interview with "What do you think I should ask you? Another who had travelled to Sweden to meet him found him icy. Iciness isn't really his defining characteristic; just matter-of-factness. He answers questions honestly, but without adornment; there are only occasional shafts of expansiveness or humour, as with his reply when I ask whether the fact he has been married four times suggests he is difficult to live with.