March 30, 2011 |
Mother of Mercy, is this the end of Kurt Wallander? Don't worry, the peerless Swedish police detective, the pride of the force in rural Ystad, doesn't get ruthlessly gunned down like Edward G. Robinson's Rico Bandello in "Little Caesar. " It's that author Henning Mankell has let it be known that "The Troubled Man," his 10th mystery featuring the dour investigator, and one of his best, will probably be his last. Which is a terrible shame. Not that fans of this exceptional series haven't seen it coming.