Henning Mankell

Swedish writer, human rights activist and dramatist

Henning Georg Mankell (Swedish pronunciation: [²hɛnːɪŋ ˈmaŋːkɛl]; 3 February 1948 – 5 October 2015) was a Swedish crime writer, children's author, and dramatist, best known for a series of mystery novels starring his most noted creation, Inspector Kurt Wallander. He also wrote a number of plays and screenplays for television. He was a left-wing social critic and activist. In his books and plays he constantly highlighted social inequality issues and injustices in Sweden and abroad. In 2010, Mankell was on board one of the ships in the Gaza Freedom Flotilla that was boarded by Israeli military forces. He was below deck when eight or nine people were shot. Mankell shared his time between Sweden and countries in Africa, mostly Mozambique where he started a theatre. He made considerable donations to charity organizations, mostly connected to Africa.
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series

1

The Dogs of Riga

novel by Henning Mankell

author: Henning Mankell

1992

The White Lioness

novel by Henning Mankell

author: Henning Mankell

1993

The Man Who Smiled

1994 novel by Henning Mankell

author: Henning Mankell

1994

Sidetracked

novel by Henning Mankell

author: Henning Mankell

1995

The Fifth Woman

novel by Henning Mankell

author: Henning Mankell

1996

works

23

Chronicler of the Winds

novel by Henning Mankell

author: Henning Mankell

1995

Daniel

novel by Henning Mankell

author: Henning Mankell

2000

The Pyramid

literary work

author: Henning Mankell

1999

The Man from Beijing

2008 novel by Henning Mankell

author: Henning Mankell

2010

Italian Shoes

2006 novel by Henning Mankell

author: Henning Mankell

2006

Kennedy's Brain

2005 novel by Henning Mankell

author: Henning Mankell

2005

Secrets in the Fire

novel by Henning Mankell

author: Henning Mankell

1995

Depths

2004 novel by Henning Mankell

author: Henning Mankell

2004

The Return of the Dancing Master

2000 novel by Henning Mankell

author: Henning Mankell

2000

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