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Daniel

(2010)
A novel by

 
 
Henning Mankell is a worldwide phenomenon: his books have been translated into forty languages with more than 35 million copies in print, and both his critical acclaim and fan base only continue to grow. His new novel Daniel is an elegiac, unexpected story that only he could have told.

In the 1870s, Hans Bengler arrives in Cape Town from Småland, Sweden, driven by a singular desire: to discover an insect no one has seen before and name it after himself. But then he impulsively adopts a young San orphan, a boy he christens Daniel and brings with him back to Sweden. Daniel is told to call Bengler "Father," taught to knock on doors and bow, and continually struggles to understand this strange new land of mud and snow that surrounds and seemingly entraps him. At the same time, he is haunted by visions of his murdered parents calling him home to Africa. Knowing that the only way home is by sea, he decides he must learn to walk on water if he is ever to reclaim his true place in the world.

Evocative and sometimes brutal, the novel takes Daniel through a series of tragedies and betrayals that culminate in a shocking act. Mankell tells this indelible story with a ruthless elegance all his own.

Genre: Mystery

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Used availability for Henning Mankell's Daniel

Hardback Editions

November 2010 : USA Hardback
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Title: Daniel: A Novel
Author(s): Henning Mankell
ISBN: 1-59558-193-6 / 978-1-59558-193-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: The New Press
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September 2010 : UK Hardback
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Title: Daniel
Author(s): Henning Mankell
ISBN: 1-84343-222-6 / 978-1-84343-222-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harvill Secker
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Paperback Editions

November 2010 : Canada Paperback
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Title: Daniel
Author(s): Henning Mankell
ISBN: 1-4596-0760-0 / 978-1-4596-0760-6 (Canada edition)
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant
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September 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: Daniel
Author(s): Henning Mankell
ISBN: 0-09-948143-X / 978-0-09-948143-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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October 2011 : USA Paperback
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Title: Daniel
Author(s): Henning Mankell
ISBN: 0-307-38584-1 / 978-0-307-38584-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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September 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: Daniel
Author(s): Henning Mankell
ISBN: 0-09-956366-5 / 978-0-09-956366-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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September 2010 : UK Paperback
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Title: Daniel
Author(s): Henning Mankell
ISBN: 1-84655-392-X / 978-1-84655-392-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harvill Secker
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Audio Editions

January 2011 : UK Audio Cassette

Title: Daniel
Author(s): Henning Mankell
ISBN: 1-4450-0862-9 / 978-1-4450-0862-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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January 2011 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Daniel
Author(s): Henning Mankell
ISBN: 1-4450-0863-7 / 978-1-4450-0863-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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January 2011 : UK MP3 CD

Title: Daniel
Author(s): Henning Mankell
ISBN: 1-4450-0864-5 / 978-1-4450-0864-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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December 2010 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Daniel
Author(s): Henning Mankell
Publisher: Random House AudioBooks
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November 2010 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Daniel
Author(s): Henning Mankell T Ryder, Steven T Murray (translator)
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon   


Kindle Editions

April 2013 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Daniel: A Novel
Author(s): Henning Mankell
Publisher: The New Press
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September 2010 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Daniel
Author(s): Henning Mankell
Publisher: Vintage Digital
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU