• "Mankell is the master of Scandinavian crime, much imitated, never bettered"

  • "Mankell is undoubtedly a skilled writer with plenty of breadth, but it’s clear that his subtleties of character, plot and pace achieve greatest expression in the Wallander series"

    Independent on Sunday
  • "Wallander is among the very best fictional crimebusters"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "The master of the long, dark night"

    Crime Time