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A compelling story of a child driven to violence through loss and loneliness.
Henning Mankell has become a worldwide phenomenon with his crime writing, gripping thrillers and atmospheric novels set in Africa. His prize-winning and critically acclaimed Inspector Wallander Mysteries are currently dominating bestseller lists all over the globe. His books have been translated into over forty languages and made into numerous international film and television adaptations- most recently the BAFTA-award-winning BBC television series Wallander, starring Kenneth Branagh. Mankell devotes much of his free time to working with Aids charities in Africa, where he is also director of the Teatro Avenida in Maputo. In 2008, the University of St Andrews conferred Henning Mankell with an honorary degree of Doctor of Letters in recognition of his major contribution to literature and to the practical exercise of conscience. www.henningmankell.co.uk
"An acutely observed and slow-burning psychological thriller, written with Mankell's typically detached prose, making the violently tragic end all the more powerful" -- Doug Johnstone * Big Issue Scotland * "Mankell pulls no punches in this bleak but brilliant examination of misguided humanism" -- Tina Jackson * Metro * "A powerfully involving and uncompromising novel about the loss of childhood and innocence" -- Barry Forshaw * Daily Express * "Thought-provoking" -- Jennifer Cunningham * Sunday Herald * "A sombre, gripping story about alienation and the clash of cultures" * The Times *