Wednesday, February 3, 2016

2/3/1948 Henning Mankell is born

February 3, 1948.  Henning Mankell was born on this day in Stockholm, Sweden.  He is best remembered for his twelve novels about police inspector Kurt Wallender.  He received awards including Best Swedish Crime Novel, the Glass Key Award, the Gumshoe Award, and the Crime Writers Association Gold Dagger.  Wallender has served as the basis for two Swedish TV series, and one in Britain.

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