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  • Published: 16 April 2013
  • ISBN: 9780099520320
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 432
  • RRP: $22.99

The Bat

Read the first thrilling Harry Hole novel from the No.1 Sunday Times bestseller




The thrilling first book in the bestselling Harry Hole series, never before published in English


Discover the addictive first book in the bestselling Harry Hole series

'A stunning opening to the series' Sunday Times

Harry is out of his depth.

Detective Harry Hole is meant to keep out of trouble. A young Norwegian girl taking a gap year in Sydney has been murdered, and Harry has been sent to Australia to assist in any way he can.

He's not supposed to get too involved.

When the team unearths a string of unsolved murders and disappearances, nothing will stop Harry from finding out the truth. The hunt for a serial killer is on, but the murderer will talk only to Harry.

He might be the next victim.

*JO NESBO HAS SOLD 50 MILLION BOOKS WORLDWIDE*

*Watch out for The Kingdom, the new Jo Nesbo thriller, out now*

  • Published: 16 April 2013
  • ISBN: 9780099520320
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 432
  • RRP: $22.99

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About the author

Jo Nesbo

Jo Nesbo is one of the world’s bestselling crime writers, with The Leopard, Phantom, Police,The Son, The Thirst and Knife all topping the Sunday Times bestseller charts. He’s an international number one bestseller and his books are published in 50 languages, selling over 45 million copies around the world.

Before becoming a crime writer, Nesbo played football for Norway’s premier league team Molde, but his dream of playing professionally for Spurs was dashed when he tore ligaments in his knee at the age of eighteen. After three years military service he attended business school and formed the bandDi Derre (‘Them There’). They topped the charts in Norway, but Nesbo continued working as a financial analyst, crunching numbers during the day and gigging at night. When commissioned by a publisher to write a memoir about life on the road with his band, he instead came up with the plot for his first Harry Hole crime novel, The Bat.

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