Daily Archives: May 25, 2014

“The Purity of Vengeance” by Jussi Adler-Olsen

Inspired by a dark chapter in Danish history, Jussi Adler-Olsen‘s most recent ‘Department Q’ novel is a delightfully balanced mixture of sombre and deadly-serious crime investigation with a humorously depicted back story. This – the fourth novel in the Department … Continue reading

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Careened vs. careered

I originally wrote this post in May of 2014.  My love for words and the English language has prompted me to revisit it – as this is something that I am still encountering.  I just finished a novel that (mis?)used … Continue reading

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