The Pyramid and Four Other Kurt Wallander Mysteries : Kurt Wallander

  • by Henning Mankell
  • Narrated by Dick Hill
  • Series: Kurt Wallander
  • 15 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The Pyramid is the long-awaited addition to Henning Mankell's critically celebrated and internationally best-selling Kurt Wallander mystery series - a book of five short mysteries that takes us back to the beginning. Here are the stories that trace, chronologically, Wallander's growth from a rookie cop into a young father and then a middle-aged divorcé, illuminating how Wallander became a first-rate detective and highlighting new facets of a now canonical character.Kenneth Branagh will play Kurt Wallander in a new PBS Masterpiece Theatre Mystery! series this summer.


What the Critics Say

"Like the Wallander novels, these stories rank among the finest police procedurals being written today." (Publishers Weekly)


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Great early Wallander insight!

This is a great collection of stories. I was a little put off by the short story setup, but it works really well. I thought it started a bit slow with his first case but once ensconced in the mystery, I was hooked.
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- Maura

Satisfaction for Mankell/Wallander Junkies

I get a little nervous when a collection of stories/novellas comes out from a novelist...especially if protaganist is a major character in said novelist's body of work. Usually. I worry that the stories will be froth, light entertainment. No worries with Mankell, these mysteries are just that, not short stories, they add to the already multi-dimensionality that is Kurt Wallandar, they provide background and depth. A great "listen" for the Wallandar fan...I know Mankell says he's done with the series but this is one case where I welcome prequels, sequels, intermidials...whatever I can get!
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- Rebecca "Daily Dog Walker and LONG Silicon Valley commutes, so I gulp through and love lotsa books, especially literary fiction and Mystery."

Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-11-2009
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.