By Henning Mankell
"Another really good providing from the proficient Mankell" (Publishers Weekly), pitting Inspector Wallander opposed to a brutal serial killer. Inspector Kurt Wallander's long-anticipated holiday plans are interrupted by way of awful deaths: the self-immolation of an unidentified younger girl and the brutal homicide of the previous minister of justice. because the police fight to piece jointly the few clues they've got, the killer moves back. Hailed via the Los Angeles occasions publication Review as "Mankell at his best," Sidetracked merges blistering suspense with adroit social and political remark, from the disintegration of the family members and the exploitation of girls to corruption and scandal on the maximum degrees of presidency, in "a essential instance of the hard-boiled eu procedural" (Booklist).
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