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The fifth woman / Henning Mankell ; translated from the Swedish by Steven T. Murray.

By: Mankell, Henning, 1948-2015 [author.].
Contributor(s): Murray, Steven T [translator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Mankell, Henning, Kurt Wallander mystery: 06.Publisher: New York : New Press, c2000Description: 423 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780099571742 (paperback); 0099571749 (paperback).Uniform titles: Femte kvinnan. English Subject(s): Wallander, Kurt (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | Police -- Sweden -- Fiction | Swedish fiction -- Translations into EnglishGenre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction.DDC classification: 839.73/74 Summary: When his father dies and a serial killer confounds him and his team of detectives with increasingly brutal murders, Wallander is plunged into the dark reality of his life as a cop. He must find out how a series of seemingly unrelated deaths are connected before it happens again.
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Four nuns and a fifth woman are killed in a savage night-time attack in Africa. A year later, Inspector Kurt Wallander investigates the disappearance of an elderly birdwatcher and discovers a gruesome and meticulously planned murder - a body impaled in a trap of sharpened bamboo poles. Then, another man is reported missing.Once again Wallander's life is put on hold as he and his team work tirelessly to find a link between the series of vicious murders. Winner of the CWA Gold Dagger for Sidetracked.

Translated from the Swedish.

7 11 27 68 96 132 135 138 142 164

When his father dies and a serial killer confounds him and his team of detectives with increasingly brutal murders, Wallander is plunged into the dark reality of his life as a cop. He must find out how a series of seemingly unrelated deaths are connected before it happens again.