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Mankell: Whose Troubles Comforted Us


At 67, this isn’t fair. No more Mankell. No more Wallender. And yes, I know the Swedish writer retired his ¬†chief detective inspector with the final book in the series,¬†The Troubled Man, the one I read first, the one that started me on the spare and splendid series. Those of us who loved the moody character always hoped he would return, we couldn’t get enough of Kurt Wallender. We binged on Kenneth Branagh’s “Wallender,” then preferred the Swedish version: Krister Henricksson who to my inner ear and eye best caught the ever-searching, love clumsy policeman. Continue reading Mankell: Whose Troubles Comforted Us