Henning Mankell
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Henning Mankell

Henning Mankell became a worldwide phenomenon with his crime writing, gripping thrillers and atmospheric novels set in Africa. His prize-winning and critically acclaimed Inspector Wallander Mysteries have featured in bestseller lists all over the globe for many years. His books have been translated into over forty languages and made into numerous international film and television adaptations: most recently the BAFTA-award-winning BBC television series Wallander, starring Kenneth Branagh. Mankell devoted much of his free time to working with Aids charities in Africa, where he was 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. Henning Mankell was born in Stockholm in 1948. Following his diagnosis in 2014, Mankell wrote a number of articles on his battle with cancer until his death in October 2015 www.henningmankell.co.uk

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Best Sellers

    • Faceless Killers

    • An Inspector Wallander Mystery
    • By: Henning Mankell
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 7 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 379
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 281
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 279

    One frozen January morning at 5am, Inspector Wallander responds to what he believes is a routine call out....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Worth a listen

    • By Lucy on 27-04-14

    Regular price: £20.09

    • The Dogs of Riga

    • An Inspector Wallander Mystery
    • By: Henning Mankell
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 169
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 105

    Random House presents the audiobook edition of The Dogs of Riga by Henning Mankell, read by Sean Barrett....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not a Good Story

    • By Hoskins on 03-09-11

    Regular price: £21.99

    • The Troubled Man

    • An Inspector Wallander Mystery
    • By: Henning Mankell
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 15 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 346
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 192
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 189

    Every morning Håkan von Enke takes a walk in the forest near his apartment in Stockholm. However, one winter’s day he fails to come home....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A good story, well read, but....

    • By Rosalind on 15-07-11

    Regular price: £24.09

    • The Return of the Dancing Master

    • By: Henning Mankell
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 14 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 278
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 202
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 204

    Herbert Molin lives alone in a remote cottage in northern Sweden. Two things seem to consume him; his passion for the tango, and an obsession with "demons"....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Deeply satisfying

    • By Barry on 26-08-12

    Regular price: £24.09

    • Firewall

    • An Inspector Wallander Mystery
    • By: Henning Mankell
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 13 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 207
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 137
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 135

    Stopping to use a cash machine one evening, a man inexplicably falls to the ground: dead. A taxi driver is brutally murdered by two teenage girls....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Immensely enjoyable

    • By Steven on 24-03-13

    Regular price: £24.09

    • One Step Behind

    • By: Henning Mankell
    • Narrated by: Nikolaj Coster Waldau
    • Length: 6 hrs and 21 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    It is Midsummer's Eve. Three young friends meet in a wood to act out an elaborate masque. But, unknown to them, they are being watched. Each is killed by a single bullet....

    Regular price: £11.99

    • The Man Who Smiled

    • An Inspector Wallander Mystery
    • By: Henning Mankell
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 285
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 198
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 198

    Crestfallen, dejected and spiralling into an alcohol-fuelled depression after killing a man in the line of duty, Inspector Kurt Wallander has made up his mind to quit the police force for good....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Classic Wallender

    • By Jean on 11-06-10

    Regular price: £21.99

    • The White Lioness

    • An Inspector Wallander Mystery
    • By: Henning Mankell
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 15 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 81
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 81

    In 1992, in peaceful Southern Sweden, Louise Akerblom, an estate agent, pillar of the Methodist church, wife and mother, disappears. There is no explanation and no motive....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not the best Wallander but still worth reading

    • By Nick on 24-01-18

    Regular price: £23.99

    • Before the Frost

    • An Inspector Wallander Mystery
    • By: Henning Mankell
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 11 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 165
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 106
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 106

    The leader of a religious cult in Guyana instigates a mass suicide. He succeeds in killing himself and his whole flock of worshippers, save one. One man escapes....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A cut above usual crime fiction.

    • By Noush on 10-06-10

    Regular price: £22.09

    • After the Fire

    • By: Henning Mankell
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 11 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 53

    Fredrik Welin is a 70-year-old retired doctor. Years ago he retreated to the Swedish archipelago where he lives alone on an island....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Hmmmm!

    • By mollyeyre on 17-11-17

    Regular price: £21.99

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