The Pyramid: Five Kurt Wallander mysteries | By Henning Mankell

I am not a big short story fan. Don’t really know why but I just never get into them a lot. I have read all of Jeffrey Archer’s and they are great but these are really good as well and give an insight into the characters and their lives. Apparently, according to the author, this book is the result of fans asking for more details on Wallander’s life prior to his first books i.e. before January of 1990. Mankell chose to write the stories in the 90s to also address the general anxiety felt as a Swedish nation with regard to the state of the country and the relationship between the welfare state and democracy. Continue reading “The Pyramid: Five Kurt Wallander mysteries | By Henning Mankell”