Henning Mankell dies after cancer battle

Swedish crime writer Henning Mankell has died following a battle with neck and lung cancer.  His UK publishers, Penguin Random House imprints Vintage and Harvill Secker, said it was a "privilege to have worked with a man of such talent and passion" and that the world was "a sadder place for having lost such a charismatic and honourable man." A leading figure in the 'Nordic noir' genre, Mankell is best known for the Wallander series featuring detective Kurt Wallander. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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