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The white lioness / Henning Mankell ; translated from the Swedish by Laurie Thompson.

By: Mankell, Henning, 1948-2015 [author.].
Contributor(s): Thompson, Laurie, 1938- [translator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Mankell, Henning, Kurt Wallander mystery: 3.Publisher: London : Vintage Books, 2012Copyright date: ©2003Description: 564 pages : maps ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9780099571698 (paperback).Uniform titles: Vita lejoninnan. English Subject(s): Wallander, Kurt (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | Police -- Sweden -- Fiction | Murder -- Investigation -- FictionGenre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction.DDC classification: 839.7374 Summary: In 1992, in peaceful Southern Sweden, a young housewife, pillar of the Methodist church, disappears and is found murdered, execution style, and Inspector Kurt Wallander and his team are called in to investigate. The execution-style murder of a Swedish housewife looks like a simple case even though there is no obvious suspect. But then Wallander learns of a determined stalker, and soon enough, the cops catch up with him. However, when his alibi turns out to be airtight, they realize that what seemed a simple crime of passion is actually far more complex and dangerous. The search for the truth behind the killing eventually uncovers an assassination plot, and Wallander soon finds himself in a tangle with both the secret police and a ruthless foreign agent.
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This translation originally published: London: Harvill, 2003.

In 1992, in peaceful Southern Sweden, a young housewife, pillar of the Methodist church, disappears and is found murdered, execution style, and Inspector Kurt Wallander and his team are called in to investigate. The execution-style murder of a Swedish housewife looks like a simple case even though there is no obvious suspect. But then Wallander learns of a determined stalker, and soon enough, the cops catch up with him. However, when his alibi turns out to be airtight, they realize that what seemed a simple crime of passion is actually far more complex and dangerous. The search for the truth behind the killing eventually uncovers an assassination plot, and Wallander soon finds himself in a tangle with both the secret police and a ruthless foreign agent.

Translated from the Swedish.

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