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Jussi Adler-Olsen, “The Department Q Series”
April 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Co-sponsored by the Center for European Studies and the Department of German, Nordic, and Slavic. Introduced and organized by Nete Schmidt, Faculty Associate of GNS as part of the Center for European Studies Spring 2021 Virtual Lecture Series.
Acclaimed Danish author, Jussi Adler-Olsen will give a brief talk and answer questions about his Department Q series, starring Detective Carl Mørck. In 2007, Adler-Olsen began his highly successful series, and today he has written 8 out of the 10 books planned. The series discusses contemporary issues in Denmark and the world, feminism, police work, politics, culture, and human interaction at many levels. The book he will focus on is the first in the series, The Keeper of Lost Causes, whose themes comprise revenge, guilt, and redemption.