Henning Mankell

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Mankell in April 2011

Henning Mankell (3 February 1948 – 5 October 2015) was a Swedish writer. He was born in Stockholm. He wrote stories both for the theatre as well as books and television series.[1] He is best known for a series of crime novels, starring a character he created, inspector Kurt Wallander.[2]

Mankell died of throat and lung cancer in Gothenburg, Sweden on 5 October 2015 at the age of 67.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Henning Mankell". FamousAuthors.org. Retrieved 29 July 2015.
  2. Andrew Anthony (1 February 2014). "Henning Mankell: chronicler of his own decline". Guardian News and Media Limited. Retrieved 29 July 2015.
  3. "Henning Mankell är död". svt.se. Retrieved 5 October 2015.