Jussi Adler-Olsen was born in Copenhagen and worked as a magazine editor and publisher before starting to write. Redemption is the third novel in the Department Q series, following on from Disgrace and Mercy. Jussi Adler-Olsen holds the prestigious Glass Key Award, given annually for a crime novel by a Scandinavian author, and is also winner of the Golden Laurels, Denmark's highest literary accolade.
Adler-Olsen is the new "it" boy of Nordic Noir * The Times *
Engrossing * Sunday Express *
This is your methadone if you enjoyed The Killing and found it overwhelmingly addictive * BBC Radio 2 Claudia Winkleman Arts Show *
Grippingly different * The Times *