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    DescriptionIt 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.


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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: 130 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 36 mm
    Weight: 399 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780099535041
    ISBN 10: 0099535041
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: FF
    DC22: FIC
    BIC E4L: CRI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.1
    Libri: ENGM1020
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21200
    Libri: SCHW6930
    BISAC V2.8: LIT004250
    DC23: 839.738
    Thema V1.0: FF
    BIC subject category V2: FGC
    Publisher
    VINTAGE
    Imprint name
    VINTAGE
    Publication date
    05 January 2012
    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 over forty 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.
    Review quote
    "Wallander is among the very best fictional crimebusters" Daily Telegraph "Mankell is in the first division of crime writing" The Times "Mankell could turn you to crime " Daily Telegraph "The real test of thrillers of this kind is whether you want to spend more time in the detective's company. I certainly do" -- Sean French Independent "Wallander's investigations are perfectly judged to create a thrilling mood of growing tension culminating in a satisfying climax" The Times