Fact Sheet Jussi Adler-Olsen

Copies sold worldwide: more than 27 million books sold

Copies sold in Denmark: more than 4 million books

Published in: more than 40 countries

Selection of the most important awards:

  • Readers' Choice - Denmark (2019)
  • The Ripper Award – Europe (2014/2015)
  • The Barry Award – USA (2012)
  • De Gyldne Laurbær – Denmark (2011) (The Golden Laurels)
  • Glasnøglen – Scandinavia (2010) (The Glass Key)

Bibliography:

Department Q:

  • The Keeper of Lost Causes/Mercy – Q1 (2007)
  • The Absent One/Disgrace – Q2 (2008)
  • A Conspiracy of Faith/Redemption - Q3 (2009)
  • The Purity of Vengeance (2013)/Guilt - Q4 (2010)
  • The Marco Effect/Buried – Q5 (2012)
  • The Hanging Girl - Q6 (2014)
  • Selfies – Q7 (2016)
  • Victim 2117 - Q8 (2019)
  • Natrium Chlorid – Q9 (2021)

Stand-alones:

  • The Alphabet House (1997)
  • Takeover (2003)
  • The Washington Decree (2006)

Other publications:

  • Groucho & Co's harshest (1984)
  • Danish comic lexicon - the great Komiklex (1985)
  • Groucho - a Marx Brother behind the facades (1985)
  • The Crack (2010)
  • Christmas in Vridsløselille (2010)
  • Small delicate killings (2011)

Curio: Jussi is the man behind Denmark’s biggest first edition with 230.000 copies printed of The Hanging Girl.

Private: Married to Hanne Adler-Olsen, has a son. Lives in Copenhagen, Denmark.

(latest update: June 2021)