Guilt: Department Q Book 4
Adler; Jussi Olsen
|Nakladatelství:||» Penguin Books Ltd|
|Médium / forma:||Tištěná kniha|
translated by Martin Aitken |
translation consultant Steve Schein
|Skupina třídění:||Germánské literatury|
|Téma:||beletrie cizojazyčná-angličtina, fiction translated into English|
|Nakladatelské údaje:||London, Penquin Books, 2014|
Guilt is the fourth novel in Jussi Adler-Olsen's 10 million copy global bestselling Department Q series. 1987: Nete Hermansen, a young woman brutally assaulted in her youth, sterilised without her consent by a fanatical surgeon, and banished to Sprogo, the island for outcast women is planning her escape and her vengeance. And soon people begin to go missing and no one - certainly not the police - knows why, nor that individual cases are connected. Today: Carl Morck and his assistants Assad and Rose in Department Q are examining old missing persons cases and spot a disturbing pattern from 1987...Following the international No 1 bestsellers Mercy and Disgrace, Guilt is the fourth heart-stopping Department Q novel from Jussi Adler-Olsen, and a gripping treat for all fans of the Scandinavian crime thriller. Praise for Adler-Olsen: The new it boy of Nordic Noir . (The Times). Engrossing . (Sunday Express). Adler-Olsen's fascination with abnormal psychology once again pays off . (Sunday Times). Jussi Adler-Olsen was born in Copenhagen and worked as a magazine editor and publisher before starting to write fiction. Mercy and Disgrace are the first two in currently four novels in the Department Q series. He holds the prestigious Glass Key Award, given annually for a crime novel by a Scandinavian author, and is also winner of the Golden Laurels, Denmark's highest literary accolade.
The heart-stopping and gripping novel from the author of international No. 1 bestsellers Mercy and Disgrace - fans of Scandinavian crime thrillers will love this. 1987 Nete Rosen thought she'd put her traumatic youth behind her. Her caring foster parents and loving husband helped her start again. But then a man from her past reappears, who threatens to destroy her new life. She won't be drawn back into that nightmare - she won't be a victim again . . . 2010 Detective Carl Morck from Copenhagen's cold case division is looking into the disappearance of Rita Nielsen, an escort agency owner. But as he investigates, he discovers that Rita is only one piece of the puzzle. It's not a one-off incident, but part of a disturbing pattern that's been hidden for over 20 years . . .