The Troubled Man, Henning Mankell
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The Troubled Man

Author: Henning Mankell

Narrator: Laurie Thompson, Robin Sachs

Unabridged: 16 hr 55 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Random House Audio

Published: 03/29/2011

Genre: Fiction - Mystery & Detective - Police Procedural

Synopsis

The much-anticipated return of Henning Mankell’s brilliant, brooding detective, Kurt Wallander.

On a winter day in 2008, Håkan von Enke, a retired high-ranking naval officer, vanishes during his daily walk in a forest near Stockholm. The investigation into his disappearance falls under the jurisdiction of the Stockholm police. It has nothing to do with Wallander—officially. But von Enke is his daughter’s future father-in-law. And so, with his inimitable disregard for normal procedure, Wallander is soon interfering in matters that are not his responsibility, making promises he won’t keep, telling lies when it suits him—and getting results. But the results hint at elaborate Cold War espionage activities that seem inextricably confounding, even to Wallander, who, in any case, is troubled in more personal ways as well. Negligent of his health, he’s become convinced that, having turned sixty, he is on the threshold of senility. Desperate to live up to the hope that a new granddaughter represents, he is continually haunted by his past. And looking toward the future with profound uncertainty, he will have no choice but to come face-to-face with his most intractable adversary: himself.


From the Hardcover edition.

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AudiobooksNow review by James on 2011-07-22 15:56:27

If you have become as attached to Kurt Wallander as I have over the years, you will love this book. Easily the best of the series.

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