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The purity of vengeance : a Department Q novel / Jussi Adler-Olsen ; translated by Martin Aitken.

Adler-Olsen, Jussi, author. (Author). Aitken, Martin, translator. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780698148468 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0698148460 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Dutton Adult, [2014]

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General Note: Previously published as Journal 64 with a variant title of Journal fireogtreds in Danish.
Summary, etc.: "International superstar Jussi Adler-Olsen, with more than fourteen million copies of his books sold worldwide, delivers his latest in the bestselling Department Q series ? a perplexing cold case with sinister modern-day consequences. In 1987, Nete Hermansen plans revenge on those who abused her in her youth, including Curt Wad, a charismatic surgeon who was part of a movement to sterilize wayward girls in 1950s Denmark. More than twenty years later, Detective Carl ; already has plenty on his mind when he is presented with the case of a brothel owner, a woman named Rita, who went missing in the eighties: New evidence has emerged in the case that destroyed the lives of his two partners-the case that sent Carl to Department Q. But when Carl's assistants, Assad and Rose, learn that numerous other people disappeared around the same weekend as Rita, Carl takes notice. As they sift through the disappearances, they get closer and closer to Curt Wad, who is more determined than ever to see the vision of his youth take hold and whose brutal treatment of Nete and others like her is only one small part of his capacity for evil. "-- Provided by publisher.
Language Note: Translated from the Danish Journal 64 with a variant title of Journal fireogtreds by Martin Aitken
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: Police > Denmark > Fiction.
Missing persons > Investigation > Fiction.
Revenge > Fiction.
Copenhagen (Denmark) > Fiction.
FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Police Procedural.
FICTION / Mystery & Detective / General.
Genre: Detective and mystery stories.
Suspense fiction.
Electronic books.

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