Order of Henning Mankell Books
Henning Mankell is a Swedish author of crime fiction and children’s books. He is best known for his mystery series of novels featuring Kurt Wallander. Aside from being an author, Mankell is well-known for his left-wing political activism. His grandfather, who he shares a name with, was a piano composer. He is married to Eva Bergman, the daughter of Ingmar Bergman.
His first novel was entitled Vettvillingen and was published in 1977, although it’s never been translated into English. His books have been translated into English since 1990. Below is a list of Henning Mankell’s books in order of publication, which is also their chronological order:
Publication Order of Kurt Wallander Books
|The Dogs of Riga||(1992)|
|The White Lioness||(1993)|
|The Man Who Smiled||(1994)|
|The Fifth Woman||(1996)|
|One Step Behind||(1997)|
|The Troubled Man||(2009)|
Publication Order of Linda Wallander Books
Publication Order of Sofia Alface Books
Publication Order of Joel Gustafsson Books
|A Bridge to the Stars||(1990)|
|Shadows in the Twilight||(1991)|
|When the Snow Fell||(1996)|
|The Journey to the End of the World||(1998)|
Publication Order of Standalone Novels
|The Eye of the Leopard||(1990)|
|Chronicler of the Winds||(1995)|
|The Return of the Dancing Master||(2000)|
|The Man from Beijing||(2007)|
|The Shadow Girls||(2012)|
Publication Order of Children’s Books
Notes: Mankell’s books Faceless Killers, Sidetracked, The Fifth Woman, The Eye of the Leopard and Daniel were translated by Steven T. Murray.
The Dogs of Riga, The White Lioness, The Man Who Smiled, The Troubled Man, The Return of the Dancing Master, Kennedy’s Brain and The Man from Beijing were translated by Laurie Thompson.
One Step Behind, Firewall, Before the Frost and The Shadow Girls were translated into English by Ebba Segerberg.
Chronicler of the Winds was translated into English by Tiina Nunnally.