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  • Published: 16 January 2013
  • ISBN: 9780099571759
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 544
  • RRP: $19.99

One Step Behind

Kurt Wallander




Three young friends are shot dead on Midsummer's Eve. Then one of Kurt Wallander's colleagues is murdered. Is it the same killer?

It is Midsummer's Eve. Three young friends meet in a wood to act out an elaborate masque. But, unknown to them, they are being watched. Each is killed by a single bullet.

Soon afterwards, one of Inspector Wallander's colleagues is found murdered. Is it the same killer, and what could the connection be? In this investigation Wallander is always, tantalisingly, one step behind.

  • Pub date: 16 January 2013
  • ISBN: 9780099571759
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 544
  • RRP: $19.99

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 One Step Behind

“Mankell is in the first division of crime writing”

The Times

“The real test for thrillers of this kind is whether you want to spend more time in the detective's company. I certainly do.”

Sean French, Independent

“Mankell could turn you to crime”

Daily Telegraph

“Wallander's investigations are perfectly judged to create a thrilling mood of growing tension culminating in a satisfying climax”

The Times

“Wallander is among the very best fictional crimebusters”

Daily Telegraph


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