• "Inspector Wallander is one of the most wonderful creations in contemporary crime writing"

    Mark Lawson, Guardian
  • "Truly horrifying... The novels become a compulsion - one reads them all"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "A first-class police procedural"

    Independent on Sunday
  • "The real test of thrillers of this kind is whether you want to spend more time in the detective's company. I certainly do"

    Sean French, Independent
  • "Mankell's long, subtle, involving novel could turn you to crime"

    Daily Telegraph