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 […]


Henning Mankell was a Swedish author of crime fiction and children’s books. He was best known for his mystery series of novels featuring Kurt Wallander. Aside from being an author, Mankell was 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 […]