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Mankell, Henning. THE WHITE LIONESS - Harvill Press 2003

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The White Lioness by Henning Mankell. 2003 - Harvill Press. For sale is a first edition, first printing. fine used hardback book in a fine dust jacket.

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For sale is a fine hardback copy of the novel, The White Lioness by Henning Mankell, published in 2003 by Harvill Press.

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Title The White Lioness
Author Henning Mankell
Publisher Harvill Press
Edition First UK edition, first printing
Copyright Year 1993
ISBN 1860469604
Cover Price 14.99
No. Pages 439
Dimensions 24 cm x 16 cm
Weight (kg) 0.73

The book is a first edition, first printing as evidenced by a full numberline on the copyright page.

The book has black boards and gold lettering. The boards have no knocks or signs of wear. Internally there are no marks or inscriptions. The pages are clean and not excessively toned, have no tears or creases, and the binding is tight and square.

The fine dust jacket is complete showing the original cover price of £14.99.

Overall a fine copy of a novel by a popular author.

The book is not an ex library book, it has no remainder marks or publisher's stamps.

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Henning Mankell

Henning Mankell was born in Stockholm in 1948. He is the author of many works of fiction, including the nine novels in the Kurt Wallander series.

He worked as an actor, theatre director and manager in Sweden and in Mozambique.

Synopsis of this title

Third in the Kurt Wallander series.

The execution-style murder of a Swedish housewife looks like a simple case even though there is no obvious suspect. But then Wallander learns of a determined stalker, and soon enough, the cops catch up with him. But when his alibi turns out to be airtight, they realize that what seemed a simple crime of passion is actually far more complex—and dangerous. The search for the truth behind the killing eventually uncovers an assassination plot, and Wallander soon finds himself in a tangle with both the secret police and a ruthless foreign agent. Combining compelling insights into the sinister side of modern life with a riveting tale of international intrigue, The White Lioness keeps you on the knife-edge of suspense.

Reviews of this title


“A first-class thriller.” --Margo Jefferson, The New York Times Book Review

“It is Wallander’s voice . . . that captures us.” --New York Times Book Review

“Mankell joins the worthy ranks of such past masters as Georges Simenon [and] Nicholas Freeling.” --The Wall Street Journal

“It is not hard to see why the Wallander books have made a particular impact.” --Times Literary Supplement

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