The Absent One by Jussi Adler-Olsen (translation by K.E. Semmel)

Crime thrillers.  They’re tricky.  When kidnapping, murder, torture and rape are common plot elements there’s a definite risk of taking things too far.  I mean, by definition things have already gone farther than they should when those words are introduced.  Suffice it to say they’re not my favorite genre category. Set in Copenhagen, Jussi Adler-Olsen’s The Absent One is the second book in his Department … Continue reading The Absent One by Jussi Adler-Olsen (translation by K.E. Semmel)