Quicksand, by Henning Mankell

Author: Henning Mankell. Review by Nick Tyldesley

Book cover and detail of Quicksand, by Henning Mankell

Henning Mankell, author of the Wallander books, wrote this series of short reflections before his death from lung cancer. It is subtitled ‘What it means to be a human being’. He explores what makes humans happy, what we mean by the joy of living, and how to keep positive given a life-shortening diagnosis.

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