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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 Jussi Adler-Olsen last year saw his first Carl Mørck story turned into a film and we’ve just had news that…
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Serial killer novels: 10 of the best

The traditional definition of a serial killer is a person who has killed three or more people. Individuals who can single-handedly spread this kind of death and destruction have been a terrifying part of our collective conscience for centuries. Jack the Ripper, the Zodiac Killer,…
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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 Q series which sees Mørck and his civilian assistant Assad investigating cold cases from the basement of the police HQ…
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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, pulling you on through the chapters even though for long periods detective Carl Mørck and his assistant Assad are investigating…
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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. And, if you’re into your Scandinavian crime fiction like I am, I’d be very surprised if you don’t find it…
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