Snow, deep snow, is one of Henning Mankell’s first memories. Later in life, after choosing to divide his time between Mozambique and Sweden, Henning states:
“I stand with one foot in the snow and one foot in the sand.”

Henning Mankell’s first novel was published in 1973. The same year he went to Africa for the first time. Today Henning Mankell has written more than 40 novels that have sold more than 40 million copies worldwide.


"I don’t know why, but when I stepped out of the plane in Africa I had the odd feeling of coming home". The first time Henning ...
The Swedish movies portraying inspector Kurt Wallander have been filmed at various occasions. Wallander has been portrayed by Krister Henriksson, Rolf Lassgård and Gustaf Skarsgård ...

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2014-12-15

Henning Mankell in P4 Extra

On Sunday the 14th Henning Mankell was a guest at Swedish radio show P4 Extra. During the interview he talked about his latest book Kvicksand, his ...

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2014-10-14

Branagh back as Wallander

Sir Kenneth Branagh will return to Ystad to film the last episodes of Wallander for BBC.  The three last episodes will be based on The White ...

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