STOCKHOLM (AP) - Henning Mankell, the hesitant figurehead of Scandinavian crime fiction whose books about the gloomy, soul-searching police inspector Kurt Wallander enticed readers around the world, has died.
Mankell's publisher Leopard said Monday on its website that the author and theater director died in the city of Goteborg, southwestern Sweden, during the night following his battle with cancer. His books sold more than 40 million copies worldwide.
In January 2014, Mankell...
"Heartfelt condolences from the Breiding-Donaldson family . Henning's voice for justice, for illuminating the real lives of the poor and war torn - especially Gaza - will be greatly missed. Peace to you now & always,"
– Joan Breiding,
San Francisco, CA, Oct 26, 2015
"My condolences to all family and friends for the loss of your dear loved one. May you take comfort in knowing our Loving Creator never intended for death to be a part of life. He ..."
– O. Miller,
NY, Oct 05, 2015
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