Henning Mankell

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Henning Mankell in 2011

Henning Mankell (3 February 19485 October 2015) was a Swedish crime writer, children's author, and dramatist, best known for a series of mystery novels starring his most noted creation, Inspector Kurt Wallander. He also wrote a number of plays and screenplays for television.


Depths (2006)[edit]

  • She expressed herself clearly, as only people who talk a lot to themselves can.
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  • Human beings worked constantly to make their gods unnecessary. He was an individual who made scientific measurements: one day time and perhaps also space would be measured and controlled by scales of measurements hitherto unknown. The supernatural was shadows dancing in the remains of a childhood fear of the dead.

Quotes about Mankell[edit]

  • Averno was my homage to Mankell. I tried to use something from one of his books in every one of the poems. Nobody noticed it, which is good, but it was there for me.

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