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  • Published: 18 April 2024
  • ISBN: 9781529929713
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 112

The Jealousy Man

Stories from the Sunday Times no.1 bestselling author of the Harry Hole thrillers

Internationally bestselling author Jo Nesbo brings us a gripping, deliciously dark short story in association with Quick Reads


Murder. Assassination. Revenge.

Discover the first short story collection from the King of Scandi Crime.

Meet a detective on the trail of a man suspected of murdering his twin; a hired assassin facing his greatest adversary; and two passengers meeting by chance on a plane, spelling romance or something far more sinister.

In his first ever collection of short stories, this master of crime delivers a gripping, edge-of-your seat read that you won't be able to put down.


**Shortlisted for the Crime Writers' Association Dagger Awards 2022**


'A storyteller with few equals' Daily Express

'The king of Scandicrime' Financial Times

'Deliciously dark' Heat

'Nightmare-inducing and terrific' The Times


***** 'Intriguing, mysterious, full of suspense' Netgalley reader

***** 'To say I couldn't put it down is an understatement...' Netgalley reader

***** 'A great read with plenty of twists and surprises' Netgalley reader

Jo Nesbo was a Sunday Times number one bestseller with Macbeth on 20/09/2018

  • Published: 18 April 2024
  • ISBN: 9781529929713
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 112

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 band Di 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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Praise for The Jealousy Man

The 12 tales in this impressive collection from bestseller Nesbø blend taut suspense with sharply limned characters. /.../ Frederick Forsyth fans will be enthralled.

Publishers Weekly *Starred Review*, US

A veritable crime lover's delight from a true master of mystery and suspense. Experience the #1 New York Times bestselling author as never before in this dark and thrilling short story collection that takes us on a journey of twisted minds and vengeful hearts. Jo Nesbø is known the world over as a consummate mystery/thriller writer. Famed for his deft characterization, hair-raising suspense and shocking twists, Nesbø's dexterity with the dark corners of the human heart is on full display in these inventive and enthralling stories. /.../ With Nesbø's characteristic gift for outstanding atmosphere and gut-wrenching revelations, The Jealousy Man confirms that he is at the peak of his abilities.

Bookreporter, US

Nesbø delivers stories ranging from dystopian visions to time-honored tales of duplicity and revenge. /.../ Nesbø is at his best in the long, wonderfully atmospheric title story, which shows off his gift for pulling one story out of another.

Kirkus Reviews, US

Richly atmospheric tales... The Confession has a real twist in the tale

Choice Magazine