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    DescriptionA series of seemingly unconnected murders In Africa, four nuns and an unidentified fifth woman are brutally murdered--the death of the nameless woman covered up by the local police. A year later in Sweden, Inspector Kurt Wallander is baffled when a retired car dealer is found impaled and the body of a missing florist is discovered strangled. With only a skull, a diary, and a photo of three men as clues, Wallander will need all of his strength to uncover the reason behind these deaths and their elusive connection to the unsolved murder of the fifth woman.


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    Title
    The Fifth Woman
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Henning Mankell
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 654
    Width: 106 mm
    Height: 170 mm
    Thickness: 42 mm
    Weight: 318 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780307946669
    ISBN 10: 0307946665
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: FF, FA
    B&T Book Type: FI
    DC22: FIC
    BIC E4L: CRI
    LC subject heading:
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.1
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Merchandise Category: MMP
    B&T General Subject: 550
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 75
    Libri: ENGM1020
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21200
    Ingram Subject Code: FM
    BISAC V2.8: FIC025000
    Libri: SCHW6930
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 839.7374
    DC22: 839.73/74
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PT9876.23.A49 F4613 2011
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: FIC022000, FIC019000
    Thema V1.0: FB, FF
    BIC E4L: CRM
    Publisher
    Random House USA Inc
    Imprint name
    Random House Inc
    Publication date
    30 August 2011
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Henning Mankell’s Kurt Wallander mysteries have been published in thirty-three countries and consistently top the bestseller lists. He divides his time between Sweden and Maputo, Mozambique, where he has worked as the director of Teatro Avenida since 1985.   www.henningmankell.com
    Review quote
    Praise for Henning Mankell and "The Fifth Woman " "You can't put it down." --"Austin American-Statesman" "Exquisite. . . . Something to look forward to." --"Los Angeles Times Book Review" "A scary and cunning tale." --"Rocky Mountain News" " " "Achieves a deeply satisfying density of plot and characterization." --"The Baltimore Sun" "[Mankell] keeps things at a high level of suspense." --"Detroit Free-Press " "Intricate plotting, chilling psychological divination, and thrilling police procedural. . . . Highly recommended." --"Library Journal" "[The Fifth Woman] confirms that Mankell is one of the most ingenious crime writers around, strong on characterization, plotting and atmosphere." --"The Observer" (London) "Inspector Wallander has established himself as one of the best of recent detectives." --"The Times Literary Supplement" (London) "[Mankell is] one of my new favorites. . . . Beautifully constructed plots." --Otto