Jussi adler olsen english translations
The Keeper of Lost Causes (Department Q, #1) by Jussi Adler-OlsenCarl Morck used to be one of Copenhagen’s best homicide detectives. Then a hail of bullets destroyed the lives of two fellow cops, and Carl—who didn’t draw his weapon—blames himself. So a promotion is the last thing he expects. But Department Q is a department of one, and Carl’s got only a stack of Copenhagen’s coldest cases for company. His colleagues snicker, but Carl may have the last laugh, because one file keeps nagging at him: a liberal politician vanished five years earlier and is presumed dead. But she isn’t dead … yet.
Darkly humorous, propulsive, and atmospheric, The Keeper of Lost Causes introduces American readers to the mega-bestselling series fast becoming an international sensation.
The Keeper of Lost Causes
Carl Valdemar Jussi Henry Adler-Olsen born 2 August is a Danish writer of crime fiction, as well as a publisher, editor, and entrepreneur. Jussi Adler-Olsen made his debut as a nonfiction writer in , and as a fiction writer in Born in Copenhagen , he was the youngest of four children and the only boy. In his late teens, he played in a couple of pop groups as lead guitarist. Outside Denmark he has enjoyed particular success in Norway, Germany, and the Netherlands, being a frequent visitor on the top of the bestseller lists, e. Adler-Olsen's books have been on the bestseller lists in numerous other countries including Austria, Iceland, France, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland.
Jussi Adler-Olsen is one of the most popular Danish writers in history. After studying a variety of subjects and working a multitude of jobs, this Danish sensation has created a body of work that expands across three decades. His humorous approach to crime drama ahs pushed has landed his books on the bestseller-list in multiple countries, and has made him a known author around the world. Jussi Adler-Olsen was the only son of four children. His father was a successful psychiatrist and sexologist. The author grew up in several mental institutions throughout Denmark. Before he became an international best- selling author, Jussi Adler-Olsen studied a variety of subjects and had many different jobs.