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The purity of vengeance [text (large print)]: a Department Q novel /

by Adler-Olsen, Jussi; Aitken, Martin [translator].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookEdition: Center Point Large Print edition.Description: 679 pages ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781628990089 (lg. print : hbk. : alk. paper); 1628990082 (lg. print : hbk. : alk. paper).Uniform titles: Journal 64. English.Subject(s): Large type books | Large type books | Missing persons | Revenge | Copenhagen (Denmark) -- Fiction | Suspense fiction | Mystery fiction | FictionSummary: In 1987, Nete Hermansen plans revenge on those who abused her in her youth, including Curt Wad, a charismatic surgeon who was part of a movement to sterilize wayward girls in 1950s Denmark. More than twenty years later, Detective Carl Mørck already has plenty on his mind when he is presented with the case of a brothel owner, a woman named Rita, who went missing in the eighties. But when Carl's assistants, Assad and Rose, learn that numerous other people disappeared around the same weekend as Rita, Carl takes notice. As they sift through the disappearances, they get closer and closer to Curt Wad, who is more determined than ever to see the vision of his youth take hold and whose brutal treatment of Nete and others like her is only one small part of his capacity for evil
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Previously published as Journal 64 with a variant title of Journal fireogtreds in Danish

Translation copyright date: 2013

In 1987, Nete Hermansen plans revenge on those who abused her in her youth, including Curt Wad, a charismatic surgeon who was part of a movement to sterilize wayward girls in 1950s Denmark. More than twenty years later, Detective Carl Mørck already has plenty on his mind when he is presented with the case of a brothel owner, a woman named Rita, who went missing in the eighties. But when Carl's assistants, Assad and Rose, learn that numerous other people disappeared around the same weekend as Rita, Carl takes notice. As they sift through the disappearances, they get closer and closer to Curt Wad, who is more determined than ever to see the vision of his youth take hold and whose brutal treatment of Nete and others like her is only one small part of his capacity for evil

Translated from the Danish

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