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Henning Mankell - Author

Internationally acclaimed author Henning Mankell has written numerous Kurt Wallander mysteries. The books have been published in 33 countries and consistently top the bestseller lists in Europe, receiving major literary prizes and generating numerous international film and television adaptations.

Henning Mankell was born in Stockholm in 1948, raised in a village in northern Sweden and now divides his time between Sweden and Maputo, Mozambique, where he works as the director of Teatro Avenida.

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Journey To The End Of The World
Henning Mankell
A deeply moving story of a 15 year olds' first encounter with his mother since she had abandoned him as a baby. Joel has left school and longs to begin a new life as a sailor. But first he and...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 11+ readers | 13+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 06/03/2008
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When The Snow Fell
Henning Mankell
Shortlisted for the Marsh Award for Children's Literature in Translation. A touching story of growing up and discovering what really matters. Joel makes three New Year's resolutions: To see a naked lady, to toughen himself up so that he...
Lovereading Price: £4.79 - Saving £1.20 (20%) Featured in: 11+ readers | 13+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 06/09/2007
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Shadows In The Twilight
Henning Mankell
Joel's journey of discovery about himself and the small town in which he lives is beautifully observed. Henning Mankell gets right inside the head of his sensitive twelve year old hero who, after surviving a car accident, feels he must...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/03/2007
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Bridge To The Stars
Henning Mankell
Known better for his crime writing for adults, this is an incredibly moving story about the life of a teenager in Sweden. Beautifully written with some stunning characters brought vividly to light and some...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 11+ readers | 13+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/09/2005
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