Der Feind im Schatten by Henning Mankell

Der Feind im Schatten

Kurt Wallander #10

Henning Mankell with Wolfgang Butt (Translator)

590 pages first pub 2009 (editions)

fiction crime mystery thriller mysterious slow-paced


Hakan von Enke, ehemaliger U-Boot-Kommandant und zukünftiger Schwiegervater von Wallanders Tochter Linda, gewährt dem Kommissar brisante Einblicke in eine politische Affäre: Fremde U-Boote drangen in den achtziger Jahren mehrfach in schwedische Ho...

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Community Reviews Summary of 363 reviews


dark 80%
mysterious 80%
adventurous 40%
tense 40%
informative 20%
reflective 20%
sad 20%


medium 50%
fast 50%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Character: 50%

Strong character development?

Yes: 75% | No: 25%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 25%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 60% | Yes: 40%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 100%

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