From the Bookshelf of Scandinavian and Nordic Crime Fiction…
Find A Copy At
Group Discussions About This Book
No group discussions for this book yet.
What Members Thought
Mar 03, 2015 Lindsay (Little Reader Library) rated it 3 of 5 stars · review of another edition
Good read, enjoyed the development of the main characters, this was an interesting plot idea, though a few bits I personally disliked. Overall though I definitely preferred Mercy, the first book in the Department Q series. I will keep reading the series though and am looking forward to seeing what happens with Carl and Assad in the next book.
Jussi Adler-Olsen's The Absent One a.k.a. Fasandræberne, (published in UK as Disgrace), the 2nd installment in the Dept Q series, shares many of the same elements that made the 1st enjoyable. There is a hearty dose of Jussi's signature mix of brutality and humor, as Carl Morck is plunged into a difficult case involving the higher echelons of society while his investigative team slowly takes shape (expect another oddball addition to Dept Q). As with the 1st, Morck strives to maintain a normal per ...more