Sidetracked by Henning Mankell
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Sidetracked
By Henning Mankell

Sidetracked

Kurt Wallander TV Tie-In

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Format: Paperback

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Sidetracked by Henning Mankell

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Midsummer approaches, and Wallander prepares for a holiday with the new woman in his life, hopeful that his wayward daughter and his ageing father will cope without him. But his summer is ruined when a girl commits suicide before his eyes, and a former minister of justice is butchered in the first of a series of apparently motiveless murders. Wallander's hunt for the girl's identity and his furious pursuit of a killer who scalps his victims will throw him and those he loves most into terrible danger. WINNER OF THE CRIME WRITERS' ASSOCIATION GOLD DAGGER.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099526629
ISBN-10: 009952662X
Format: Paperback
(178mm x 110mm x 32mm)
Pages: 512
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 20-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Henning Mankell

Henning Mankell has become a worldwide phenomenon with his crime writing, gripping thrillers and atmospheric novels set in Africa. His prizewinning and critically acclaimed Inspector Wallander Mysteries are currently dominating bestseller lists all over the globe. His books have been translated into forty-five languages and made into numerous international film and television adaptations: most recently the BAFTA-award-winning BBC television series Wallander, starring Kenneth Branagh. Mankell devotes much of his free time to working with Aids charities in Africa, where he is also director of the Teatro Avenida in Maputo. In 2008, the University of St Andrews conferred Henning Mankell with an honorary degree of Doctor of Letters in recognition of his major contribution to literature and to the practical exercise of conscience.

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