Making progress on my Feb reading

Finished The Keeper of Lost Causes by Jussi Adler-Olsen and liked it enough to ask for the second in the series from the library – mostly because I want to see what happens to one of the characters – this is the first in a series featuring a detective who is effectively moved out of his department to get rid of him and into a newly created dept of cold cases – and of course he manages to embarrass everyone by solving an important one.  Author is from Denmark.

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Starting Independent People by Halldor Laxness – the only Icelandic author to win a Nobel prize and find it very engrossing so far – kind of like listening to a good storyteller.  Connie loaned me a book on Iceland that has some nice photos that make a good companion piece.  Glad this was recommended.

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Hope you are finding something interesting.

 

One thought on “Making progress on my Feb reading

  1. Finished reading the second in the Jussi Adler-Olsen series – The Absent One. Was a fairly unlikely story about a gang of perverted rich kids who become perverted adults but I really like the main detective character Carl, his assistant Assad and his new secretary Rose. In some ways the book reminds me of Jo Nesbo’s writing but his character is a bit less tough – particularly in his private life.

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