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The Man Said, Why Do You Think You're Here?*

Police work and other criminal investigation can take a real toll on a person. After all, these people see the worst that humans can do to each other, and that can leave scars. 1,070 more words


My venture into Northern literature

We have all heard about Stieg Larsson’s Millennium series, but there is so much more to be read. Honestly I still have not read the Millennium saga because I can simply not get into it. 571 more words


Jussi Adler-Olsen's The Keeper of Lost Causes (2007)

Copenhagen detective Carl Mørck has been having a bad year. After being shot at a crime scene with his two associates, he is back at work but relegated to a basement office with the dubious distinction of being head of a new cold case department that consists of him and an assistant who seems to have a tentative grasp of the Danish language. 783 more words

Book Review

The Keeper of Lost Causes

To be frank, I am not much of a mystery/detective work reader. I’ve never been one for reading about about who killed the cat one stormy night or why someone would steal a random artifact. 831 more words


So Many Pieces Still Unsolved*

As I post this, today would have been Amelia Earhart’s 119th birthday. Her life was certainly fascinating, and her career has been an inspiration to many people. 956 more words

Agatha Christie

The Jussi Adler-Olsen sculptures


”Det var de sidste stråler i en doven dans for alfabethusets allersidste simulant”.

”Hun takkede guderne,  så inderligt og dybt”. 253 more words

Nordisk Film Acquires Jussi Adler-Olsen’s 'Department Q'

Scandinavian company Nordisk Film has acquired rights to “The Marco Effect,” the latest opus of Jussi Adler-Olsen’s “Department Q,” whose big-screen adaptations have been huge box office in Denmark. 199 more words