One of the best books I have ever read - period.
People who are looking for "Wallander" will not find him here. Read more
Henning Mankell is not an easy read. Often his subjects are abstract and you often are waiting for the other shoe to drop as far as plot goes. But I really really love his books. Read morePublished 12 months ago by susan joyce woodley
My wife and I have read most of Henning Mankell's books, but found this one to be too brutal. We did not finish it.Published 19 months ago by E. Douglas Schwantes Jr.
I am a fan of the Wallander mysteries but, as a whole, I like Mankell's non-mysteries better. Mankell certainly has interesting main characters and this is not an exception!Published on July 10, 2010 by jason mcgraw
Didn't care for the writing or was it the translations fault? Whatever it didn't draw me in. Gave up on page 31. SorryPublished on August 23, 2009 by DM
Jose Antonio Maria Vaz, a former baker, has now become a beggar waiting for the world to end in a poor African country, ever since he met Nelio, a street boy, and heard his tale. Read morePublished on September 12, 2006 by HORAK