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  • Published: 1 May 2010
  • ISBN: 9781407017198
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 464

Kennedy's Brain




When archaeologist Louise Cantor's son Henrik is found dead in his flat, she refuses to believe it was suicide. In this tense and chilling thriller that will see her travel to Africa in search of answers, Louise must unravel the mysteries of her son's past if she is to find out who killed him...

When archaeologist Louise Cantor's son Henrik is found dead in his flat, she refuses to believe it was suicide. Clues that only a mother could detect lead her to believe something more sinister took place.

In her grief she begins to investigate Henrik's death and when Louise finds a photograph of an unknown girlfriend in Mozambique she decides to travel there. She sees fear in every face, even unexpectedly in the patients at the AIDS clinic set up by an American businessman. Slowly Louise realises she has immersed herself in something far bigger than her son's death...

  • Published: 1 May 2010
  • ISBN: 9781407017198
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 464

About the author

Henning Mankell

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: most recently the BAFTA-award-winning BBC television series Wallander, starring Kenneth Branagh.

Driven by a desire to change the world and to fight against racism and nationalism, Mankell devoted much of his time to working with charities in Africa, including SOS Children’s Villages and PLAN International, 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.

www.henningmankell.com

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Praise for Kennedy's Brain

Mankell is a powerful writer

Independent

Mankell writes eloquently... an expert craftsman

Observer

A tightly woven investigation into the state of civilization in the light of the AIDS epidemic. The ambition of the book is broad...his writing contains a strong sense of rage

Times Literary Supplement

Written with Mankell's customary skill at creating tension and pacing a narrative

Sunday Times

Inventive, funny and worryingly prophetic

Guardian

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