The Pyramid: And Four Other Kurt Wallander Mysteries by Mankell Henning, Dick Hill

By Mankell Henning, Dick Hill

While Kurt Wallander first seemed in "Faceless Killers" again in 1990, he used to be a senior police officer, simply grew to become 40, along with his lifestyles in a large number. His spouse had left him, his father slightly said him; he ate badly and drank by myself at evening. "The Pyramid" chronicles the occasions that led him to this kind of position. We see him within the early years, doing hours at the beat while attempting to resolve a homicide off-duty; witness the beginnings of his fragile dating with Mona, the girl he has his center set on marrying; and research the explanation at the back of his problems together with his father. those exciting stories offer a desirable perception into Wallander's personality, and insist to be learn in a single sitting. From the stabbing of a neighbour in 1969 to a mild airplane twist of fate in 1989, each tale is a crucial piece of the Wallander sequence, exhibiting Mankell on the most sensible of his video game. that includes an creation from the writer, "The Pyramid" is a necessary learn for all lovers of Kurt Wallander.

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The Pyramid: And Four Other Kurt Wallander Mysteries

While Kurt Wallander first seemed in "Faceless Killers" again in 1990, he used to be a senior police officer, simply became 40, together with his existence in a large number. His spouse had left him, his father slightly stated him; he ate badly and drank by myself at evening. "The Pyramid" chronicles the occasions that led him to this type of position.

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Halen committed suicide. I am convinced of it. ' Hemberg shrugged. 'You have given a possible answer yourself. Someone with keys. Someone looking for something he or she did not want to let slip out of their hands. Rumours spread quickly. People saw the police cars and ambulance. ' Hemberg smiled. 'He may have thought you were a burglar,' he said. ' Hemberg threw down the pen and leaned back in his chair. 'You don't seem convinced,' he said, without masking the fact that Wallander was beginning to get on his nerves.

And be a diligent patrolman a little longer. That evening Mona came out to Rosengard. They had dinner and Wallander said none of his prepared speech. Instead he apologised for being late. Mona accepted this and then spent the night. They lay awake for a long time, talking about July, when they were going on holiday together for two weeks. They had still not decided what they were going to do. Mona worked in a hair salon and did not make much money. Her dream was to be able to open her own place sometime in the future.

And anyway, we don't use sticks, we use batons. ' 'I'm going to swap it for a new mattress. The one I have now is terrible. ' Wallander knew his father was involved in unusual transactions that often involved many stages before the thing he needed finally ended up in his hands. ' Wallander asked. 'I don't need any police protection. ' Playing cards, he thought. It is the last lifeline there is between us. His father lifted up the painting. ' he asked. But he left without waiting for an answer.

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