The Purity of Vengeance
International superstar Jussi Adler-Olsen, with more than fourteen million copies of his books sold worldwide, delivers his latest in the bestselling Department Q series ? a perplexing cold case with sinister modern-day consequences. In 1987, Nete Hermansen plans revenge on those who abused... show more
International superstar Jussi Adler-Olsen, with more than fourteen million copies of his books sold worldwide, delivers his latest in the bestselling Department Q series ? a perplexing cold case with sinister modern-day consequences. In 1987, Nete Hermansen plans revenge on those who abused her in her youth, including Curt Wad, a charismatic surgeon who was part of a movement to sterilize wayward girls in 1950s Denmark. 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 destroyed the lives of his two partnersthe case that sent Carl to Department Q. But when Carl’s assistants, Assad and Rose, learn that numerous other people disappeared around the same weekend as Rita, Carl takes notice. As they sift through the disappearances, they get closer and closer to Curt Wad, who is more determined than ever to see the vision of his youth take hold and whose brutal treatment of Nete and others like her is only one small part of his capacity for evil.
Publish date: December 31st 2013
Publisher: Dutton Adult
Pages no: 500
Edition language: English
, Mystery Thriller
, Scandinavian Literature
Series: Department Q (#4)
Inhaltsangabe Eine Reihe vermisster Personen aus dem Jahr 1987, die durch eine Person und deren entsetzliches Schicksal verbunden sind: Nete Hermansen. Eine junge Frau ohne jede Chance auf ein selbstbestimmtes Leben, von Menschen grausam misshandelt, wird zwangssterilisiert durch einen fanatischen A...
Also under the title “Guilt” and as “Dossier 64”Book 4 in the Department Q seriesExploring cold cases is what the squad at Department Q does best, add a little history, mix a bit of humour and plunge your reader into a fascinating mystery and you have a good combination that surely will please most ...
The fourth novel of Department Q series by Jussi Adler-Olsen and this is also my first time to read a Adler-Olsen’s novel. I read this in english by the way and it’s also published as “The Purity of Vengeance” and “Journal 64”. In 1985, Nete Rosen is happily living her life with her husband, until...
I have read and enjoyed the two previous books in the Department Q series by Jussi Adler-Olsen and was excited when I found that I was going to be able to read the next book in this series, THE PURITY OF VENGEANCE. The overall story is quite intriguing and I rather enjoyed that back and forth betwee...
Wie immer begibt sich Carl nur sehr zögerlich an seinen nächsten Fall. Diesen hat Rose ausgewählt, es geht um eine verschwundene Bordellbesitzerin, Ihr Verschwinden wurde damals als Selbstmord abgetan. Rose fallen aber so viele Ungereimtheiten auf, daß auch bei Carl die Alarmglocken läuten. Als Rose...