Inspector Kurt Wallander is a character featured in a series of mystery novels by Swedish novelist Henning Mankell. Wallander has a limited number of friends, drinks too much and eats too much junk food. He gets very involved with the cases he works on and will disobey orders in order to solve a case. Mankell’s book series has spawned a Swedish film series, a Swedish television series and a British television series.

The Kurt Wallander series began in 1991 with Faceless Killers, which was translated into English in 1997. Below is a list of Henning Mankell’s Kurt Wallander books in publication order and chronological order:

Publication Order of Kurt Wallander Books


Faceless Killers(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dogs of Riga(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The White Lioness(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Man Who Smiled(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sidetracked(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Fifth Woman(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
One Step Behind(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Firewall(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Troubled Man(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

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