A Notable Danish Crime Novel: The Scarred Woman By Jussi Adler-Olsen

In general, we are huge fans of authors such as Jussi Adler-Olsen or novels like The Scarred Woman. This is because there’s something perennially appealing about crime novels coming out of Scandinavia. Readers quickly notice their grit and sharp social commentary and above all, their pure entertainment value has captured the attention of many mystery…

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The Ultimate Guide To Jussi Adler-Olsen Books, Movies and Department Q Novels

It’s hard to talk about Scandinavian crime fiction and omit Jussi Adler-Olsen and his books. As Denmark’s #1 crime writer and a New York Times bestseller, his  books routinely top the bestseller lists. They have also sold more than fifteen million copies around the world. His many prestigious Nordic crime-writing awards include the Glass Key…

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Jussi Adler-Olsen Talks About His Work And Life

Jussi Adler-Olsen (born 1950) is the internationally best selling author the new crime novel The Keeper of Lost Causes (Published as Mercy in the UK). We reviewed this book a while ago here and immediately put it in our list of must-read books. After following several different courses of study and engaging in various professions,…

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Review: The Keeper Of Lost Causes By Jussi Adler-Olsen

Jussi Adler-Olsen, the author behind The Keeper of Lost Causes, is Denmark’s premier crime writer. His books routinely top the bestseller lists in northern Europe, and he’s won several Nordic crime-writing awards, including the Glass Key Award-also won by Henning Mankell, Stieg Larsson, and Jo Nesbo. His first novels in the crime-thriller series about Department Q…

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