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Book review: 'Daniel' by Henning Mankell
Book review: 'Daniel' by Henning Mankell

Most readers know the Swedish author Henning Mankell either for his political views — he is a strident critic of Israel and participated in the protest flotilla attempting to run its Gaza blockade earlier this year — or for his mysteries featuring Inspector Kurt Wallander. But there is a lot more to Mankell both as a writer and as an activist. The author of more than a dozen novels and many plays and television films (including his current project, a program about his father-in-law Ingmar Bergman) in addition to his detective fiction, he has been a lifelong opponent of colonialism and other forms of social and political oppression in Africa and elsewhere around the world. The...

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