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Faceless killers / Henning Mankell ; translated from the Swedish by Steven T. Murray.

By: Mankell, Henning, 1948-2015 [author.].
Contributor(s): Murray, Steven T.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Mankell, Henning, Kurt Wallander mystery: 01.Publisher: London : Vintage, 2011Description: 298 pages : map ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeUniform titles: Mördare unte ansikte. English | Mœrdare unte ansikte. English. Subject(s): Wallander, Kurt (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | Police -- Sweden -- Fiction | Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction | Violence -- Fiction | Sweden -- Race relations -- FictionGenre/Form: Scandinavian fiction. | Detective and mystery fiction.DDC classification: 839.738 Summary: One frozen January morning at 5am, Inspector Wallander responds to what he believes is a routine call out. When he reaches the isolated farmhouse he discovers a bloodbath. An old man has been tortured and beaten to death, his wife lies barely alive beside his shattered body, both victims of a violence beyond reason. Wallander's life is a shambles. His wife has left him, his daughter refuses to speak to him, and even his ageing father barely tolerates him. He works tirelessly, eats badly, and drinks his nights away in a lonely, neglected flat. But now Wallander must forget his troubles and throw himself into a battle against time.
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First published with the title Mordare unte ansikte by Ordfronts Forlag Stockholm 1991.

First published by Great Britain by the Harvill Press 2000.

One frozen January morning at 5am, Inspector Wallander responds to what he believes is a routine call out. When he reaches the isolated farmhouse he discovers a bloodbath. An old man has been tortured and beaten to death, his wife lies barely alive beside his shattered body, both victims of a violence beyond reason. Wallander's life is a shambles. His wife has left him, his daughter refuses to speak to him, and even his ageing father barely tolerates him. He works tirelessly, eats badly, and drinks his nights away in a lonely, neglected flat. But now Wallander must forget his troubles and throw himself into a battle against time.

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