Faceless killers: Kurt Wallander Series, Book 1

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Early one morning, a small-town farmer makes the horrible discovery that his neighbors have been brutally attacked during the night. An old man is dead, and his wife lies dying before the farmer's eyes. The only clue is the single word she utters before she dies: "foreign". In charge of the investigation is Inspector Kurt Wallander, a local cop whose personal life is a shambles. His family is falling apart, he's gaining weight, and he's drinking too much, but he is tenacious and level-headed in his sleuthing. Still, things get complicated when he has to deal with an eruption of violent antiforeigner sentiment, as well as a tough-minded - and very attractive - female district attorney, as he searches for the killers.
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156584341
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Full title faceless killers
Author mankell henning
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auth_author2 Murray, Steven T.
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display_description The murder of a farming couple in Sweden unleashes a wave of xenophobia when it is learned that the woman's dying words were "foreigner." The case is given to Inspector Kurt Wallender, a lover of opera and booze. Part crime story, part look at the attitude of Swedes to immigrants.
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series Kurt Wallander mysteries
series_with_volume Kurt Wallander mysteries|1
subject_facet Murder -- Investigation -- Sweden -- Fiction, Mystery fiction, Police -- Sweden -- Fiction, Sweden -- Fiction, Wallander, Kurt (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
title_display Faceless killers
title_full Faceless Killers Kurt Wallander Series, Book 1, Faceless killers / Henning Mankell ; translated from the Swedish by Steven T. Murray
title_short Faceless killers
title_sub Kurt Wallander Series, Book 1
topic_facet Investigation, Fiction, Murder, Mystery, Police, Wallander, Kurt (Fictitious character)