By Jussi Adler-Olsen
The first booklet in New York Times bestsellerJussi Adler-Olsen's electrifying division Q series.
The number 1 overseas bestseller from Jussi Adler-Olsen, writer of The Absent One—perfect for lovers of Stieg Larsson's The lady with the Dragon Tattoo
Carl Mørck was one in all Copenhagen’s most sensible murder detectives. Then a hail of bullets destroyed the lives of 2 fellow law enforcement officials, and Carl—who didn’t draw his weapon—blames himself. So a advertising is the very last thing he expects. yet division Q is a division of 1, and Carl’s bought just a stack of Copenhagen’s coldest instances for corporation. His colleagues snort, yet Carl could have the final snicker, simply because one dossier retains nagging at him: a liberal flesh presser vanished 5 years past and is presumed lifeless. yet she isn’t lifeless … yet.
Darkly funny, propulsive, and atmospheric, The Keeper of misplaced Causes introduces American readers to the mega-bestselling sequence speedy changing into a global sensation.
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Even Karen Mortensen, a social employee from Stevns municipality, were introduced in to aim to pump details out of Uffe. To little need. either the German and the Danish experts had trawled the waters. Police divers had searched the realm. A physique that washed ashore was once wear ice and later autopsied. Fishermen have been instructed to pay specific cognizance to any gadgets they discovered floating within the water—items of garments, handbags, whatever in any respect. yet not anything was once came across which may be traced again to Merete Lynggaard, and the media went much more berserk. Merete used to be front-page information for nearly a month. previous images from a secondary-school expedition while she posed in a comfy suit got here out of hiding. Her excessive marks on the college have been made public and have become the topic of research through so-called way of life specialists. New hypothesis approximately her sexual personal tastes made another way respectable newshounds keep on with within the wake of the tabloid press. And greater than the rest the invention that she had a brother supplied lots of fodder for the sleazy journalists. a lot of Merete’s closest colleagues jabbered nonsense approximately how they'd imagined anything of the type. That there has been whatever in her inner most lifestyles she’d desired to conceal. after all they couldn’t have recognized that it might be a handicapped brother, however it needed to be whatever like that. previous images of the automobile twist of fate that had killed Merete’s mom and dad and handicapped Uffe seemed at the entrance web page of the morning tabloids whilst curiosity within the case started to ebb. not anything was once off-limits. She’d been solid fabric while alive, and he or she was once simply pretty much as good while she was once useless. The hosts at the morning television courses had a troublesome time concealing their glee. The struggle in Bosnia, a prince consort who misplaced his mood, a suburban mayor’s over the top intake of purple wine, a drowned member of parliament—all a similar shit. as long as there have been a few sturdy pictures on hand. They revealed vast photographs of the double mattress in Merete Lynggaard’s residence. It used to be very unlikely to understand the place they’d come from, however the headlines have been merciless. Did the brother and sister have a sexual courting? used to be that the cause of her demise? Why was once there just one immense mattress in that vast condo? all people within the entire state used to be alleged to imagine it was once abnormal. once they couldn’t make any further hay out of that subject, the newshounds threw themselves into speculations approximately why Uffe were published. was once it simply because heavy-handed police tools have been used? was once it a miscarriage of justice? Or had the brother gotten off effortless? was once it extra a question of the naïveté of the judicial method and insufficient dealing with of the case? there have been a couple of extra peeps within the media approximately Uffe being devoted to Egely. After that, information concerning the case ultimately petered out. The gradual information season in the summertime of 2002 grew to become its concentrate on the elements and the start of a Danish prince and the realm Cup. Oh certain, the Danish press knew all approximately what the typical reader used to be attracted to. Merete Lynggaard used to be outdated information. And after six months the police research, to all intents and reasons, was once close down.