Henning Mankell (1948-2015) became a worldwide phenomenon with his crime writing, gripping thrillers and atmospheric novels set in Africa. His prizewinning and critically acclaimed Inspector Wallander Mysteries continue to dominate bestseller lists all over the globe and his books have been translated into forty-five languages and made into numerous international film and television adaptations.
One of Scandinavia's finest writers. He is in the great tradition of those whose works transcend their chose genre to become thrilling and moral literature. A literary writer of considerable accomplishment. - Independent.