By Henning Mankell
7th within the Kurt Wallander series.A physique is located at an ATM the obvious sufferer of middle assault. Then teenage ladies are arrested for the brutal homicide of a cab motive force. the women confess to the crime exhibiting no regret whatever. open and close instances. before everything those incidents appear to have not anything in universal, yet as Wallander delves deeper into the secret of why the women murdered the cab driving force he starts off to resolve a plot even more concerned complex than he at the beginning suspected. the 2 situations develop into one and result in conspiracy that stretches to surround a global higher than the borders of Sweden.
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Martinsson gestured to the file on his table. "I've read it," Wallander said. " "It says it right there," Martinsson said. " "But why such violence? " "He's still unconscious and on the critical list. They promised to call if there was any change. " Martinsson sat down. "No," he said, "I certainly don't. " "But we have to. " Martinsson looked at Wallander. "You know I've often thought about quitting. Last time you managed to talk me out of it. " Wallander was worried. He didn't want to lose Martinsson as a colleague, any more than he wanted to see Höglund turn up in his office with her resignation.
He hesitated, then wrote: Short walk in the evening. He pressed the blotting paper over the lines he had written, wiped the pen and put the top back on the ink pot. Before closing the journal, he glanced at the old ship's clock on the desk. 20. In the hall he put on his leather jacket and his old rubber boots. He checked that he had his wallet and his keys. Once on the street, he stood for a while in the shadows and looked about him. There was no-one there, as he had expected. He walked down to the left, as he usually did, crossing the main road to Malmö, heading towards the department stores and the red-brick building that housed the Tax Authorities.
Then he realised she was Stefan Fredman's mother. Memories and isolated images from three years ago rushed back in the space of a few seconds. It was the case of the boy who had painted himself to look like a Native American warrior and had revenged himself on the men who had driven his sister insane and filled his younger brother with terror. One of the victims had been the boy's own father. Wallander flinched at one of the last, most disturbing images: the boy kneeling by his sister's dead body, weeping.