This story centered on one of the most interesting methods for murder I've ever encountered, and I've read a lot of suspense novels (not to mention film and TV). It was frightening and memorable. I wish Audible had more from this author (in English translation).
Tell us about yourself! I love to read or listen( audio), nothing abridged ,I want every word the author penned that is what I want.
The beginning of department is a way to keep this policemen out of the way .the precinct is given money for the start up of this department Q for cold cases. They start the department but they failed to take into account the officer they have put in charge,at first his plan is to just sit around and do nothing but a cast of surrounding character refuse to let him rot . They peek his interest in a cold case and he is off and running causing trouble up stairs even tho his office is in the basement . He is given a man whose job it is to keep the basement clean but he turns out to be more than just a janitor he has deductive powers we don't know anything about him he himself is a mystery .Once you pick this book up you won't want to put it down until the end. Oh Yeah it's the beginning of a trilogy,can't wait to read books two and three.
I would listen to this book again. It had a decent number of twists and turns that made the story interesting, however towards the end it did get a little long winded.
The most interesting aspect was the type of case that was being investigated. Can't say much more than that without giving it away! The least interesting part was how it ended. It ended well enough just very abruptly and after a long drawn out series of events.
I liked Asaad (sp?!?) Erik gave him a life that I think would have fit with the written book very well.
I did have an extreme reaction to this book. There was one particular instance where I gasped because I was so shocked as to what was going on. It was great!
This book was good, and I would definitely listen to it again. It seemed to drag on towards the end so be prepared to kind of zone out for a little bit. I wish that it hadn't ended so abruptly, however since this book is part of a series I can understand why it ended the way it did. It seemed as though the writer wrote out one book, and then decided to make it into two. Even after saying that though I am very interested to see what happens in the book(s) to come!
Addicted to Audible - I listen to at least three books a month while I'm out walking. I'm a motivational speaker based in North Carolina.
That's my guide - plain and simple. Does it hook me pretty soon? Do I get excited at the thought of taking it up again? This one did it for me - I kept thinking - find her! Find her! If I'm that into it - it's usually pretty good. Isn't that what you want in a good mystery?
High up. I loved the Millenium trilogy and was sad that there wouldn't be any more Steig Larson novels due to his death. I am happy again because of this novel.
Millenium trilogy books by Steig Larson. The Scandinavian setting for these crime thrillers.
The Danish accent was so pleasing to hear. It takes the crime thriller and transports the reader into an exotic land.
Help, Dept Q
Want to see more of Jussi Adler-Olsen's writing
This is a good story with interesting characters.
Why impose a Norwegian accent - especially with what sounds like a Southern drawl - when using English??? The narrator's delivery was as disconcerting as that of the Cockney accented Englishman's delivery of the Girl with the Dragon Tatoo.
This is one of the best mysteries I have listened to in a long time. It is the kind of story that you find yourself thinking about even when you aren't listening. In the beginning I felt a bit confused about the character's names, but after a bit I was able to keep them straight. And what interesting characters they are! The reader does an amazing job, using a Danish accent for the characters and then switching for the narration. It is truly an intriguing story that I would recommend to any mystery fans. I had to make myself turn off the ipod so I would listen it all up!
The authenticity of the voices was wonderful. The story was very compelling and really kept my interest throughout the book.
The discovery of what happened to each of the characters. This is a story of the theory of unintended consequences taken to the extreme.
His voices were wonderful. Loved his accents!
I liked this book so much that I promptly ordered the next one in the series and have recommended it to others!