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The Marco Effect

The Marco Effect

Author(s): Jussi Adler-Olsen

Location(s): Copenhagen

Genre(s): Crime



The fifth novel in the Department Q series. Detective Carl Morck and his two unconventional assistants operate out of a basement office and work on cold cases.  Naturally he has his quirks being a European detective, and this time it’s alcohol.

The novel deals with a scheme for fraud and collecting money from Africa and  is interspersed with the tale of a gypsy, Marco, who has run from his family after he learns a terrible family secret.

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It is probably worth reading the books in order, because the author has made a point of make the whole series feel like one long book.

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