• "Absorbing, chilling and dripping with evil atmosphere"

    The Times
  • "Mankell is the master of the slow burn, and The Return of the Dancing Master makes us crave more of his misty, haunted atmosphere"

  • "A worthy successor to the Wallander whodunnits"

    Sunday Telegraph
  • "The new cast is introduced with customary brilliance, and the political edge suggests a fine new direction from this immense talent"

    Scotland on Sunday
  • "Compelling...there's no one better at the genre... His characters are his greatest invention"

    San Francisco Chronicle