• "One of his best"

    The Times
  • "Vintage Nordic storytelling"

  • "Impeccable plotting"

    Daily Express
  • "Absorbing, chilling and dripping with evil atmosphere"

    The Times
  • "Rather in the way that Dire Straits were the Trojan horse that kickstarted the CD industry, Mankell's novels became the standard bearer for foreign crime in translation...the writer is a man of rare skills"

    Barry Forshaw, Daily Express