Regular readers will know that I'm something of a Mankell fan. Firewall is the latest to appear here in translation, and apparantly the penultimate Kurt Wallander novel.
Firewall starts with someone dropping dead at a cashpoint and a seemingly senseless murder of a taxi driver by two teenage girls, before the plot thickens and a global conspiracy is revealed.
I found this to be quite a breezy page-turner, and it was good to get back to the bleak Skane setting after the aside of northern Sweden in The Return of the Dancing Master. Wallander is getting ever more grouchy, with office politics the latest of his problems. And someone should explain to him that mobile phones are best left switched on.