The Scarred Woman

Written by Jussi Adler-Olsen, translated by William Frost — Rigmor Zimmermann is dead. Bludgeoned. Her body has been found in the King’s Gardens in Copenhagen…

Interview: Jussi Adler-Olsen

The Department Q series by Danish author Jussi Adler-Olsen is one of the best going. This division of the Copenhagen police force deals with the…

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The Hanging Girl

Written by Jussi Adler-Olsen, translated by William Frost — Danish author Jussi Adler-Olsen is now one of the country’s top literary exports. The jacket of The Hanging…

First look: The Hanging Girl

On 3 September, the Danish author Carl Valdemar Jussi Henry Adler-Olsen will have as many of his Department Q books available in English as he…

The Marco Effect

Written by Jussi Adler-Olsen, translated by Martin Aitken – In this latest book in the Department Q series from Denmark, a gypsy street urchin named…

Guilt

Written by Jussi Adler-Olsen, translated by Martin Aitken — Following Mercy, Disgrace and Redemption, Guilt is the latest in Jussi Adler-Olsen’s Department Q series to…

Department Q on the big screen

The Bridge II ended last night on UK TV, leaving fans of Scandinavian crime fiction thinking, ‘What can I watch next?’ Well, the Danish author…

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Redemption

Written by Jussi Adler-Olsen — The miserable and sardonic Copenhagen police detective Carl Mørck is back, and this time he plays the main role in…

Disgrace

Written by Jussi Adler-Olsen — The cantankerous Copenhagen detective Carl Mørck is back. Disgrace follows on from Mercy and is the second in Adler-Olsen’s Department…

Mercy

Mercy unfolds like a police procedural but has an urgent, thrilling edge to it thanks to Adler-Olsen’s great storytelling. He sets up cliff-hangers with poise,…

Mercy

Written by Jussi Adler-Olsen — This is the first of four books in the author’s Department Q series to be translated from Danish into English.…