Another thrilling Kurt Wallander mystery
Stopping to get money from a cash machine one evening, a man inexplicably falls to the ground: dead. A taxi driver is brutally murdered by two teenaged girls. Quickly apprehended they appal local policemen with their total lack of remorse. One girl escapes police custody and disappears without trace. Soon afterwards a blackout covers half the country. When an engineer arrives at the malfunctioning power station, he makes a grisly discovery. Inspector Kurt Wallander is sure that these events must be linked - somehow. Hampered by the discovery of betrayals in his own team, lonely and frustrated, Wallander begins to lose conviction in his role as a detective. The search for answers leads Wallander dangerously close to a shadowy group of anarchic terrorists, hidden within the anonymity of cyberspace. Somehow these criminals seem always to know the police's next move. Wallander finds himself fighting to outsmart them In their gripping police procedural about our increasing vulnerability in the modern digitalised world.
Praise for Firewall
Mankell could turn you to crimeDaily Telegraph
Very tasty works of crime fictionIrish Times
Wonderfully bleak thrillers . . . somehow unremitting and gripping at the same timeIndependent
First class police procedural, written with a firm handIndependent on Sunday
Creepy detail that one shudders to believe is accurateDONNA LEON, Sunday Times