Book Review: The Dogs of Riga by Henning Mankell (1992)

The Dogs of Riga is a crime novel by Swedish author Henning Mankell, and it is the second book in his Kurt Wallander series. The book is set in Riga, the capital city of Latvia, in the late 1990s, shortly after the collapse of the Soviet Union. The novel begins by discovering two dead bodies on a beach near Skane, Sweden. The victims are two … Continue reading Book Review: The Dogs of Riga by Henning Mankell (1992)

TV Series Review: Wallander (2008)

“Wallander” is a British television series based on detective novels by Swedish author Henning Mankell. The series follows the investigations of Kurt Wallander, a detective with the Ystad police department in Sweden, as he solves complex and often disturbing cases. The series premiered in 2008 and starred Kenneth Branagh as Wallander. It ran for four seasons, with a total of 12 episodes. The first season … Continue reading TV Series Review: Wallander (2008)

Book Review: Faceless Killers by Henning Mankell (1991)

Faceless Killers is a crime novel by Swedish author Henning Mankell. It was first published in 1991 and is the first book in the popular Kurt Wallander series. The novel introduces readers to Kurt Wallander, a detective with the Ystad Police Department in southern Sweden. The story begins with the brutal murder of an elderly couple, Johannes and Maria L√∂vgren, who are found savagely beaten … Continue reading Book Review: Faceless Killers by Henning Mankell (1991)