The White Lioness

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Vintage Books, 2003 - Fiction - 440 pages
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Third in the Kurt Wallander series.

The execution-style murder of a Swedish housewife looks like a simple case even though there is no obvious suspect. But then Wallander learns of a determined stalker, and soon enough, the cops catch up with him. But when his alibi turns out to be airtight, they realize that what seemed a simple crime of passion is actually far more complex—and dangerous. The search for the truth behind the killing eventually uncovers an assassination plot, and Wallander soon finds himself in a tangle with both the secret police and a ruthless foreign agent. Combining compelling insights into the sinister side of modern life with a riveting tale of international intrigue,The White Lionesskeeps you on the knife-edge of suspense.

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The third Wallander novel “The white lioness” by Henning Mankell begins with the inexplicable disappearance of Louise Akerblom, an estate agent and seemingly normal small-town wife. As Wallander ... Read full review

A story that reaches from Sweden to South Africa

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The third Wallander novel “The white lioness” by Henning Mankell begins with the inexplicable disappearance of Louise Akerblom, an estate agent and seemingly normal small-town wife. As Wallander ... Read full review

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About the author (2003)

Internationally acclaimed author Henning Mankell has written eight novels and a collection of short stories featuring Kurt Wallander. The books have been published in thirty-three countries and consistently top the bestseller lists in Europe, receiving major literary prizes (including Great Britain’s Gold Dagger in 2000) and generating numerous international film and television adaptations. He has also published many other novels for children, young people, and adults, and is one of Sweden’s most frequently performed dramatists. He has spent many years in Africa, where a number of his novels are set. Born in 1948, Mankell grew up in the Swedish village of Sveg. He now divides his time between Sweden and Maputo, Mozambique, where he works as a director at Teatro Avenida.

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