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Never before published in English, this Kurt Wallander novella sees the original Scandinavian detective uncovering the skeleton of a woman in a suburban garden - forcing him to delve into the area's dark past...

Some cases aren’t as cold as you’d think

Kurt Wallander’s life looks like it has taken a turn for the better when his offer on a new house is accepted, only for him to uncover something unexpected in the garden – the skeleton of a middle-aged woman.

As police officers comb the property, Wallander attempts to get his new life back on course by finding the woman’s killer with the aid of his daughter, Linda. But when another discovery is made in the garden, Wallander is forced to delve further back into the area's past.

A treat for fans and new readers alike, this is a never before published Kurt Wallander novella

Reviews

An absolute pleasure to read and one worth luxuriating in

Alison Flood, Observer

Wallander remains one of the most impressive and credible creations in crime fiction today

Ian Thompson, Spectator

Good news for those suffering Wallander withdrawal symptoms

Laura Wilson, Guardian

This beautifully crafted story will grab you and it will not let go

David Stephenson, 4 stars, Sunday Express

A final precious gobbet for those of us who aren’t ready for Inspector Wallander’s story to come to an end

Jake Kerridge, Daily Telegraph

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  • Paperback

    9781784700843

    October 1, 2015

    Vintage

    192 pages

    RRP $22.99

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  • EBook

    9781448182961

    September 11, 2014

    Vintage Digital

    192 pages

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