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Mercy (Department Q) By Jussi Adler-Olsen

Mercy (Department Q)
by Jussi Adler-Olsen

At first the prisoner scratches at the walls until her fingers bleed. But there is no escaping the room. With no way of measuring time, her days, weeks, months go unrecorded. She vows not go mad. Copenhagen detective Carl Morck has been taken off homicide to run a newly created department for unsolved crimes.
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Hunted. Imprisoned. She'll never beg forMercyJussi Adler-OlsenThe No. 1InternationalBestsellerMercy by Jussi Adler-Olsen is Scandinavia's new bestselling crime writing sensation...At first the prisoner scratches at the walls until her fingers bleed. But there is no escaping the room. With no way of measuring time, her days, weeks, months go unrecorded. She vows not go mad. She will not give her captors the satisfaction. She will die first.Copenhagen detective Carl Morck has been taken off homicide to run a newly created department for unsolved crimes. His first case concerns Merete Lynggaard, who vanished five years ago. Everyone says she's dead. Everyone says it's a waste of time. He thinks they're right.The voice in the dark is distorted, harsh and without mercy. It says the prisoner's torture will only end when she answers one simple question. It is one she has asked herself a million times: WHY is this happening?A dark and mysterious story, Mercy establishes Jussi Adler-Olsen as the master of the Nordic thriller.`This pitch-black novel will have readers hungry for more' - Independent`The new "it" boy of Nordic Noir' - The Times`Gripping storytelling' - GuardianJussi Adler-Olsen was born in Copenhagen and worked as a magazine editor and publisher before starting to write fiction. Mercy, Disgrace and Redemption are the first three 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.

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Sku
GOR002668267
Title
Mercy (Department Q)
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Year published
Number of pages
512
ISBN 10
0141399961
ISBN 13
9780141399966
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