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    DescriptionIt is Midsummer's Eve. Three young friends meet in a wood to act out an elaborate masque. But, unkown 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 this the same killer, and what could the connection be? In this investigation, Wallander is always, tantalisingly, one step behind.


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    Title
    One Step Behind
    Subtitle
    Kurt Wallander
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Henning Mankell, Translated by Ebba Segerberg
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 544
    Width: 110 mm
    Height: 178 mm
    Thickness: 34 mm
    Weight: 266 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780099526636
    ISBN 10: 0099526638
    Classifications

    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
    Edition statement
    TV Tie-In ed
    Publisher
    VINTAGE
    Imprint name
    VINTAGE
    Publication date
    20 November 2008
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Henning Mankell has become a worldwide phenomenon with his crime writing, gripping thrillers and atmospheric novels set in Africa. His prizewinning and critically acclaimed Inspector Wallander Mysteries are currently dominating bestseller lists all over the globe. 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. Mankell devotes much of his free time to working with Aids charities in Africa, where he is 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.co.uk.
    Review quote
    "Mankell is in the first division of crime writing" The Times "Mankell is one of the most ingenious crime writers around. Highly recommended" Daily Telegraph "The real test of thrillers of this kind is whether you want to spend time in the detective's company...I certainly do." -- Sean French Irish Times "Perfectly judged to create a thrilling mood of growing tension culminating in a satisfying climax" The Times "By far the best writer of police mysteries today" -- Michael Ondaatje