After killing a man in the line of duty, Inspector Kurt Wallander finds himself spiralling into an alcohol-fuelled depression. He has just decided to leave the police when an old friend approaches him for help investigating his father's suspicious death. Kurt doesn't want to know. But then his friend is found shot dead. Against his better judgment, he returns to work to head what may now have become a double murder case. But while Wallander is on the trail of the killer, somebody is on the trail of Wallander, and closing in fast.
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"'By far the best writer of police mysteries today'" (Michael Ondaatje)
"'Mankell is one of the most ingenious crime writers around. Highly recommended'" ( Observer)
"'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)
"'Mankell is a powerful writer'" ( Independent)
"'Sweden's lord of criminal misrule'" ( Independent)
A disillusioned Inspector Kurt Wallander is thrown back into the fray when he becomes both hunter and hunted in this adventure from the pen of Sweden's master of crime and mystery.
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