By Henning Mankell
3rd within the Kurt Wallander series.The execution-style homicide of a Swedish housewife appears like an easy case even if there isn't any seen suspect. yet then Wallander learns of a made up our minds stalker, and shortly adequate, the law enforcement officials meet up with him. but if his alibi seems to be hermetic, they detect that what appeared an easy crime of ardour is really way more complex—and harmful. the hunt for the reality at the back of the killing ultimately uncovers an assassination plot, and Wallander quickly unearths himself in a tangle with either the key police and a ruthless overseas agent. Combining compelling insights into the sinister part of contemporary lifestyles with a riveting story of foreign intrigue, The White Lioness retains you at the knife-edge of suspense.
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In other words, at the moment Louise is the only one who knows where the house is," he said. Akerblom nodded. " Wallander said. "Some time today," Akerblom said. " "It's important that you're here when she calls," Wallander said. "Say that your wife has taken a look at the house, but unfortunately she's sick today. Ask for a description of how to get there again, and get her telephone number. " Akerblom sat down to write out the details Wallander needed. Wallander went through the desk drawers.
What was she like? Had you known her long? " Pastor Tureson stared at Wallander, a serious expression on his face. "You ask questions as though it were all over," he said. "It's a bad habit of mine," Wallander said, apologetically. " "I've been pastor in this parish for five years," he began. "As you can probably hear, I'm originally from Goteborg. The Akerbloms have been members of my congregation the whole time I've been here. They both come from Methodist families, and they met through the chapel.
His anger had even left its mark, a plaster where he had cut his cheek shaving. He muttered a reply to colleagues who said good morning. When he got to his office, he slammed the door behind him, took the phone off its hook, and sat staring out the window. Kurt Wallander was 44 years old. He was considered a proficient policeman, persistent and occasionally astute. That morning, though, he felt only irritation and an increasingly bad temper. Sunday had been one of those days he would have preferred to forget all about.