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    One Step Behind: Kurt Wallander (Kurt Wallander) (Paperback) By (author) Henning Mankell, Translated by Ebba Segerberg

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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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    One Step Behind
    Kurt Wallander
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Henning Mankell, Translated by Ebba Segerberg
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 544
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 34 mm
    Weight: 372 g
    ISBN 13: 9780099571759
    ISBN 10: 0099571757

    BIC subject category V2: FF, FA
    BIC E4L: CRI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.1
    Libri: ENGM1020
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21200
    BISAC V2.8: FIC050000
    Libri: SCHW6910
    BISAC V2.8: LIT004250, FIC022000
    DC23: 839.738
    Thema V1.0: FF
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    Publication date
    25 October 2012
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    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.
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    "One of the most ingenious crime writers around. Highly recommended" Daily Telegraph "Mankell is in the first division of crime writing" The Times "Not only an intriguing puzzle, but a moving description of a man trying to keep faith with a dead friend... This is the best aspect of crime fiction: a gripping plot plus the exploration of character and relationships that reverberate around murder" Independent "So compelling that, at the end of the sleepless night it took to read, I blearily reached for a keyboard to search for Mankell's other titles" -- Mark Lawson Guardian
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    The real test for thrillers of this kind is whether you want to spend more time in the detective's company. I certainly do.