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Winner of the CWA Gold Dagger for Sidetracked. One frozen January morning at 5am, Inspector Wallander responds to what he believes is a routine call ... Show synopsis

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  • Good book - great price Dec 26, 2013
    by Kim A

    Required reading for college course. Great book - good condition. Fast delivery.

  • Jun 22, 2012
    by brunhild

    Mankell really can get a reader hooked by his plots & characters!! always looking forward to his next book!

  • Faceless Killers: A Wallander Mystery May 12, 2011
    by tjgbk

    I enjoyed this book, not only because of the mystery aspect but also for the glimpse of contemporary Swedish society it affords. Wallander, a detective on the Ystad Police force, is an interesting character in that he has problems like all of us, problems that sometimes overwhelm him but yet he keeps striving; both in life and in his police work. I would recommend this book to all mystery fans.

  • A Knot & the Word "Foreign" Keep Wallander Moving Mar 25, 2010
    by ravenreader

    The excellent "Faceless Killers" is the first novel Mankell writes in the Wallander series, but read "The Pyramid" first. "The Pryramid" is a prequel collection of short stories and a novel that immediately precedes the first call to the police that opens "Faceless Killers."

    Mankell writes in a compelling manner that provides a framework to understand the social and humanitarian changes that take place not just in Sweden, but in western Europe and the U.S. in the 1970s and 1980s. In his storytelling we do not lose sight of the plot or the characters. The translation, at least in the New Press edition, allows Mankell's work to speak directly to English speakers.

    Read; for the story and compelling characters. The insight you may gain from looking back at that time becomes the bonus track.

  • Excellent characterizations May 14, 2009
    by BeverleeC

    The writing is excellent, good suspense, engaging main character.

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