Firewall: A Kurt Wallander Mystery (8) by Henning Mankell

By Henning Mankell

7th within the Kurt Wallander series.A physique is located at an ATM the plain sufferer of middle assault. Then teenage women are arrested for the brutal homicide of a cab motive force. the ladies confess to the crime displaying no regret whatever. open and close instances. initially those incidents appear to have not anything in universal, yet as Wallander delves deeper into the secret of why the ladies murdered the cab driving force he starts to solve a plot even more concerned complex than he first and foremost suspected. the 2 situations develop into one and result in conspiracy that stretches to surround a global greater than the borders of Sweden.

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It's been a long time since civilians had any respect for the police. But the boy returned with the roses as promised. Wallander gave him 20 kronor, the ten he'd promised him and ten for actually coming back. He knew he was being overly generous, but it was too late now. A taxi drew up at the church steps and Stefan's mother got out. She had aged and was so thin she looked ill. A young boy of about seven stood by her side. He looked a lot like his brother. His eyes were wide and frightened. He still lived in fear from that time.

She had been gone for six months, but Wallander had still not grown used to the new receptionist. She was a woman in her thirties, named Irene. She had been an administrative assistant in a doctor's office, and was already well liked at the police station. But Wallander missed Ebba. "I need some gum," Wallander said. " "Yes," Irene said. " Wallander hung up and walked out to the reception. " Irene said. " He returned to the examination room, gave Sonja Hokberg the stick of gum and realised he had forgotten to turn off the tape recorder through all of this.

She had no sense of wrongdoing. Wallander walked into Martinsson's office and sat down. Martinsson was on the phone but gestured that he would be off soon. While Wallander waited he felt a strong urge to smoke. That almost never happened. But his meeting with Sonja Hokberg had been profoundly disturbing. Martinsson put the phone down. " "She confessed to everything. " Wallander looked at Martinsson with something like pleading in his eyes. " Wallander was visibly shaken. " "I know, I know. " They were silent for a while and Wallander felt utterly empty inside.

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