» Jussi Adler-Olsen

Michael Joseph
Paperback : 28 Apr 2011


Scandinavia's new bestselling crime writing phenomenon comes to Britain

Read an extract from: Mercy

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‘Gripping storytelling. Features all the hallmarks Scandi-book fans have come to adore’ 
Guardian on Mercy 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. She will not give her captors the satisfaction. She will die first. 

Copenhagen detective Carl Mørck’s 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?

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Mercy - Book Trailer

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Jussi Adler-Olsen Interview

An Interview with Scandinavia's new bestselling crime writer, Jussi Adler-Olsen, in three parts.

Part 1, Part 2 & Part 3

Product details

Format : Paperback
ISBN: 9780141399966
Size : 129 x 198mm
Pages : 512
Published : 28 Apr 2011
Publisher : Michael Joseph

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» ePub eBook: eBook : £4.49


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