Henning Mankell


Born
in Stockholm, Sweden
February 03, 1948

Died
October 05, 2015

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Henning Mankell was an internationally known Swedish crime writer, children's author and playwright. He was best known for his literary character Kurt Wallander.

Mankell split his time between Sweden and Mozambique. He was married to Eva Bergman, Swedish director and daughter of Ingmar Bergman.
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Average rating: 3.85 · 330,321 ratings · 20,922 reviews · 159 distinct worksSimilar authors
Faceless Killers (Kurt Wall...

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3.77 avg rating — 67,843 ratings — published 1991 — 181 editions
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The Fifth Woman (Kurt Walla...

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4.03 avg rating — 25,378 ratings — published 1996 — 112 editions
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The Dogs of Riga (Kurt Wall...

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3.75 avg rating — 26,151 ratings — published 1992 — 135 editions
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Sidetracked (Kurt Wallander...

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4.08 avg rating — 22,467 ratings — published 1995 — 121 editions
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The Man Who Smiled (Kurt Wa...

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3.95 avg rating — 22,556 ratings — published 1994 — 120 editions
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One Step Behind  (Kurt Wall...

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4.09 avg rating — 19,841 ratings — published 1997 — 6 editions
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The White Lioness (Kurt Wal...

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3.87 avg rating — 20,593 ratings — published 1993 — 46 editions
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Firewall (Kurt Wallander, #8)

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3.97 avg rating — 18,335 ratings — published 1998 — 98 editions
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The Troubled Man (Kurt Wall...

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3.98 avg rating — 15,914 ratings — published 2009 — 92 editions
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The Man from Beijing

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3.51 avg rating — 15,358 ratings — published 2007 — 36 editions
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The Pyramid: And Four Other... Faceless Killers The Dogs of Riga The White Lioness The Man Who Smiled Sidetracked The Fifth Woman
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Faceless Killers The Dogs of Riga The White Lioness The Man Who Smiled Sidetracked The Fifth Woman One Step Behind
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3.90 avg rating — 256,845 ratings

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Before the Frost
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3.85 avg rating — 11,529 ratings

Italian Shoes After the Fire
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“Police work wouldn't be possible without coffee," Wallander said.
"No work would be possible without coffee."
They pondered the importance of coffee in silence.”
Henning Mankell, One Step Behind

“To grow up is to wonder about things; to be grown up is to slowly forget the things you wondered about as a child.”
Henning Mankell, When the Snow Fell

“People always leave traces. No person is without a shadow.”
Henning Mankell, The Troubled Man

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