The Exception (Google eBook)

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Jul 8, 2008 - Fiction - 512 pages
22 Reviews
An internationally bestselling thriller, The Exception dissects the nature of evil and the paranoia that drives ordinary people to commit unthinkable acts. Four women work together for a small nonprofit in Copenhagen that disseminates information on genocide. When two of them receive death threats, they immediately believe that they are being stalked by Mirko Zigic, the Serbian torturer and war criminal they recently profiled in their articles. Yet as tensions mount among the women, their suspicions turn away from Zigic and toward each other. The threats increase, and soon the office becomes a battlefield in which each of the women's move is suspect.


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User Review  - Iona Main Stewart - Goodreads

I read this book in the original Danish. The main characters in the book are Malene, Iben, Anne-Lise and Camilla who work at the Danish Centre for Information on Genocide. Malene and Iben are best ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rachelle Urist - Goodreads

Here (#1) the review written for the Washtenaw Jewish News. Below it (#2) you'll find what I initially wrote, for Goodreads, upon finishing the book. #1: I started this book for my own reading ... Read full review

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Christian Jungersen's first novel Thickets won the Best First Novel award in Denmark in 1999 and also became a bestseller; The Exception is his second novel, his first to be translated into English. He has recently taken up residence in Dublin, Ireland but returns frequently to Copenhagen.


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