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Firewall
Originally published in Swedish as Brandvägg in 1998 and later translated into German as Die Brandmauer.

Synopsis
In Firewall, Wallander is faced with the challenge of tracking criminals whose crimes are committed in the digital world of computers and the Internet - a world in which Wallander feels out of place.

From Random House:
A body is found at an ATM the apparent victim of heart attack. Then two teenage girls are arrested for the brutal murder of a cab driver. The girls confess to the crime showing no remorse whatsoever. Two open and shut cases. At first these two incidents seem to have nothing in common, but as Wallander delves deeper into the mystery of why the girls murdered the cab driver he begins to unravel a plot much more involved complicated than he initially suspected. The two cases become one and lead to conspiracy that stretches to encompass a world larger than the borders of Sweden.

From the New Press:
A man stops at an ATM & suddenly falls dead to the ground. A blackout cuts power to a large swath of southern Sweden. When a service man arrives at the malfunctioning power substation, he makes a grisly discovery. Inspector Kurt Wallander begins to sense a connection between all of these events.

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Language Title Publication Date Translator
Flag of Sweden Swedish Brandvägg 1998 N/A
Flag of the United Kingdom English Firewall 2002 Ebba Segerberg
Flag of Germany German Die Brandmauer 2001 Wolfgang Butt
Flag of The Netherlands Dutch De blinde muur 2004 Janny Middelbeek-Oortgiesen
Flag of France French La muraille invisible 2002 Anna Gibson
Flag of Italy Italian Muro di Fuoco 2005 Giorgio Puleo
Flag of Spain Spanish Cortafuegos 2004 Carmen Montes Cano
Flag of Spain Catalan El tallafoc 2004 Carolina Moreno
Flag of Spain Basque ??    
Flag of Norway Norwegian Brannvegg 2000 Kari Bolstad
Flag of Finland Finnish Palomuuri    
Flag of Denmark Danish Brandvæg    
Flag of Iceland Icelandic ??    
Flag of Portugal Portuguese ??    
Flag of Greece Greek ??    
Flag of Poland Polish Zapora 2008 Irena Kowadło-Przedmojska
Flag of Slovenia Slovenian Požarni zid 2005 Uroš Kalèiè
Flag of Turkey Turkish ??    
Flag of Japan Japanese ??    
Flag of South Korea Korean 방화벽   권혁준
Flag of Vietnam Vietnamese Tường lửa 2007 Cao Việt Dũng

Film Information
Filming started for "Brandvägg" in November 2005. It debuted on Swedish television in 2006 and is now available on DVD.

The BBC has also created a film based on One Step Behind starring Kenneth Branagh and released in 2008 in the UK.


Product List
Books
Image Title Notes Vendor
Product Thumbnail Brandvägg Flag Publisher: Ordfront
Format: Paperback
Pages: 455
ISBN: 9170371059
Released: 2005-Jan
Status: In Print
Markets: Flag
Ordfront.se
Product Thumbnail Firewall Publisher: Harvill Press
Format: Paperback
Pages: 416
ISBN: 1843431734
Released: 2004-Apr-01
Status: Available
Markets: Flag
Amazon.co.uk
Product Thumbnail Firewall Publisher: The Harvill Press
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 436
ISBN: 1843431122
Released: 2004-Apr-01
Status: Available
Markets: Flag
Amazon.co.uk
Product Thumbnail Firewall Publisher: Vintage
Format: Paperback
Pages: 416
ISBN: 1400031532
Released: 2003-10-04
Status: Available
Markets: Flag Flag
Amazon.com
Amazon.ca
Product Thumbnail Firewall Publisher: Harvill Press
Format: Paperback
Pages: 432
ISBN: 0099459051
Released: 2003-10-04
Status: Available
Markets: Flag Flag
Amazon.co.uk
Product Thumbnail Firewall Publisher: Vintage
Format: Paperback
Pages: 416
ISBN: 0099468573
Released:
Status: Unknown
Markets:
Amazon.co.uk
Product Thumbnail Firewall: A Kurt Wallander Mystery Publisher: New Press
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 416
ISBN: 1565847679
Released: 2002-11
Status: Out of Print
Markets: Flag Flag
Amazon.com
Product Thumbnail Die Brandmauer Flag Publisher: Dtv
Format:
Pages:
ISBN: 3423206616
Released:
Status:
Markets: Flag
Amazon.de
Product Thumbnail Die Brandmauer Flag Publisher: Zsolnay
Format:
Pages:
ISBN: 3552051686
Released:
Status:
Markets: Flag
Amazon.de
Product Thumbnail La muraille invisible Flag Publisher: Seuil
Format:
Pages:
ISBN: 2020381184
Released:
Status:
Markets: Flag Flag
Amazon.fr
Amazon.ca
Product Thumbnail La muraille invisible Flag Publisher: Seuil
Format:
Pages:
ISBN: 2020581167
Released:
Status:
Markets: Flag Flag
Amazon.fr
Amazon.ca
Product Thumbnail Cortafuegos Flag Publisher: Tusquets Editores, S.A.
Format: Paperback
Pages: 544
ISBN: 8483102862
Released: 2004-11
Status: In Print
Markets: Flag Flag Flag
Tusquets-Editores.es
Product Thumbnail El tallafoc (Catalan) Publisher: Tusquets Editores, S.A.
Format: Paperback
Pages: 496
ISBN: 8483109832
Released: 2004-11
Status: In Print
Markets: Flag
Tusquets-Editores.es
Product Thumbnail Muro di fuoco Flag Publisher: Ed. Marsilio
Format: Paperback
Pages: 517
ISBN: 8831772139
Released: 2005-05
Status: In Print
Markets: Flag
 
Audio Books
Image Title Notes Vendor
Product Thumbnail Firewall Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
Format: CD
Length: Unabridged, 15 CDs, 13 hrs 50 mins
ISBN: 0753123444
Released:
Status: In Print
Narrator: Sean Barrett
ISIS Publishing
Product Thumbnail Firewall Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
Format: Cassette Tapes
Length: Unabridged, 14 tapes, 13 hrs 50 mins
ISBN: 0753120356
Released:
Status: In Print
Narrator: Sean Barrett
ISIS Publishing
DVD & Video
Image Title Notes Vendor
Product Thumbnail Brandvägg Flag DVD Logo Publisher: Buena Vista
Format: DVD, Region 2, PAL, Color
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Language: Swedish with Swedish subtitles
Rating: 15
Released: 2006-Oct-4
Status: In Print
DVD.se
DiscShop.se
Product Thumbnail Die Brandmauer Flag DVD Logo Publisher: Touchstone
Format: DVD, Region 2, PAL, Color
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Language: German and Swedish with Finnish, Danish and Norwegian subtitles
Rating: 12
Released: 2007-Apr-5
Status: In Print
Amazon.de
Product Thumbnail Firewall Flag DVD Logo Publisher: SF
Format: DVD, Region 2, PAL, Color
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Language: English with Swedish, Norwegian, Danish and Finnish subtitles
Rating: 15
Released: 2009-Apr-1
Status: Available
DiscShop.se