The Keeper of Lost Causes

 
by Jussi Adler-Olsen
2007 – (US 2011) / audio – 15:41 / Erik Davies / rating 7 

 The first book in Olsen’s Department Q series,  Carl MØrck, a homicide detective near retirement is “promoted” to the new department of  old cases.  There with his totally intriguing immigrant Muslim  assistant Assad.  Their first case involves the disappearance of a very popular politician some 5 years prior.  She had a brother who survived a car accident but is almost totally incapacitated as a result. The story plays out with one following the politician and the other following MØrck, who is a stubborn old curmudgeon of the old school of detectives,  but somehow lovable.

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