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The Purity of Vengeance (Department Q Novels)

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The fourth book in his Department Q series, New York Times bestselling author and Denmarks #1 crime writer Jussi Adler-Olsen returns with Detective Carl Mørcks most sinister case yet.

 

In 1987, Nete Hermansen plans revenge on those who abused her—especially Curt Wad, a surgeon who was part of a movement to sterilize wayward girls in the 1950s.

More than twenty years later, Detective Carl Mørck already has plenty on his mind when he is presented with the case of a brothel owner, a woman named Rita, who went missing in the eighties: New evidence has emerged in the case that sent Carl to Department Q.

But when Carls assistants, Assad and Rose, learn that numerous other people disappeared around the same weekend as Rita, Carl takes notice. Sifting through the evidence, they inch closer to Curt Wad, who is still committed to his twisted beliefs, and whose treatment of Nete only hints at his capacity for evil.

About the Author

Jussi Adler-Olsen is Denmark's #1 crime writer and a New York Times bestseller. His books routinely top the bestseller lists in Europe and have sold more than fifteen million copies around the world. His many prestigious Nordic crime-writing awards include the Glass Key Award, also won by Henning Mankell, Jo Nesbø, Stieg Larsson, and Peter Høeg.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780142181317
Author:
Adler Olsen, Jussi
Publisher:
Plume Books
Author:
Adler-Olsen, Jussi
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Police Procedural
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
A Department Q Novel
Publication Date:
20140731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
528
Dimensions:
8 x 5.31 in 0.84 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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