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FILE - A June 1, 2015 file photo showing Swedish author Henning Mankell posing for the photographer. Crime writer Henning Mankell died at the age of 67, his publishers wrote on their website on Monday morning, Oct 5, 2015. (Nora Lorek/TT via AP) SWEDEN OUT

Henning Mankell, bestselling Swedish author of Wallander series, dies at age 67

Henning Mankell, the internationally renowned Swedish crime writer whose books about the gloomy, soul-searching police inspector Kurt Wallander enticed readers around the world, died early Monday, his publisher said. Mankell wrote some 50 novels and numerous plays, selling more than 40 million copies worldwide. Following in the footsteps of the popular 1960s Swedish crime-writing duo of Maj Sjow…