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Signed, numbered copies of The Man Who Smiled from Scorpion
Posted 2005-08-11
Signed and numbered edition of The Man Who Smiled from Scorpion PressThe Scorpion Press plans to release 80 signed and numbered copies plus an additional 15 deluxe lettered copies of their finely bound edition of The Man Who Smiled in early September 2005. Each book will be signed by Henning Mankell and will feature an appreciation from John Harvey. The Scorpion Press has previously given The White Lioness a similar treatment in 2003.

Here's the synopsis from their web site:

  Detective Superintendent Kurt Wallander's old friend pleas for help, as he suspects his father's lethal accident was really foul play. But Wallander doesn't believe him until it's too late and then his friend is murdered. But while Wallander is on the trail of the killer, somebody is on the trail of Wallander, and closing in fast.

Immoral behaviour, deceit, lies and desperate actions in search of love or money are the driving forces in this criminal drama. While trying to solve a tangle of murders, Kurt Wallander manages to betray his own loved ones. Who has the right to judge and who can claim to be morally correct? The plot involves international trade with human organs, forced donors and plain old greed.


Visit the Scorpion Press web site for more information.