Henning Mankell

Henning Mankell was born in Stockholm, in 1948. Since 1968 he worked as a writer and director. In 1979 his first novel, ‘Fångvårdskolonin som försvann’, was published. In the 1980’s, then he worked as a director and theatre manager, and he published in the 1990’s his novells featuring inspector Wallander. In 1996 he directed the ‘Teatro Avenida’ in Maputo, Mozambique. His children’s books and novels were translated into numerous languages.

In 2015 Henning Mankell died in Göteborg.

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