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    Firewall: Kurt Wallander (Kurt Wallander) (Paperback) By (author) Henning Mankell, Translated by Ebba Segerberg


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    DescriptionStopping to use a cash machine one evening, a man inexplicably falls to the ground: dead. A taxi driver is brutally murdered by two teenage girls. Quickly apprehended they appeal 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 loose 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 and Wallander finds himself fighting to outsmart them.

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    Kurt Wallander
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Henning Mankell, Translated by Ebba Segerberg
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 544
    Width: 109 mm
    Height: 173 mm
    Thickness: 38 mm
    Weight: 272 g
    ISBN 13: 9780099526599
    ISBN 10: 009952659X

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21200
    DC22: 839.7374
    BISAC V2.8: LIT004170
    Thema V1.0: FBA
    BIC E4L: GNR
    Edition statement
    TV Tie-In ed
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    Publication date
    20 November 2008
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    Author Information
    Henning Mankell is the prize-winning and internationally acclaimed author of the Inspector Wallander Mysteries, now dominating bestseller lists throughout Europe. He devotes much of his time to working with Aids charities in Africa, where he is also director of the Teatro Avenida in Maputo.
    Review quote
    "The most impressive new voice in the genre since Ian Rankin" -- Mark Lawson Guardian "Henning Mankell is in the first division of crime writing" The Times "Mankell could turn you to crime" Daily Telegraph "A master of atmosphere and suspense" -- Eugene Weber Los Angeles Times "Kurt Wallander is right up there with Ian Rankin's John Rebus" Waterstone's Books Quarterly