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  • Published: 1 June 2010
  • ISBN: 9781409088776
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 656

The Redbreast

Harry Hole 3




A brilliantly tense thriller from Scandinavian crime writing superstar Jo Nesbo.

Harry Hole faces a new rising enemy.'A page-turner you won't want to put down' Time OutHarry knows he shouldn't get involved.

A report of a rare and unusual gun - a type favoured by assassins - being smuggled into the country sparks Detective Harry Hole's interest. Evil is closer to home than he knows.Then a former WW2 Nazi sympathizer is found with his throat cut. Next, someone close to Harry is murdered. Why had she been trying to reach Harry on the night she was killed?

As Harry's investigation unfolds, it becomes clear that the killer is hell-bent on serving his own justice. And while the link between the cases remains a mystery, one thing is certain: he must be stopped.

But can Harry stop him in time?*JO NESBO HAS SOLD 40 MILLION BOOKS WORLDWIDE**Watch out for Knife, the new Harry Hole thriller, out now*

  • Published: 1 June 2010
  • ISBN: 9781409088776
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 656

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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Praise for The Redbreast

A page-turner you won't want to put down

Daneet Steffens, Time Out

Scary...culminates in a nail-biting episode with overtones of The Day of the Jackal

Jane Jakeman, Independent

A complicated story of passion, lost love, betrayal and murder

Marcel Berlins, The Times

A complex, utterly captivating story

Mark Sanderson, Evening Standard

Exciting, witty, melancholy and thought-provoking

Jake Kerridge, Daily Telegraph

Norway's finest crime writer...Nesbo entwines a Second World War ghost story with a modern hunt for an assassin in a clever and entertaining way that teases and taunts to the very end...Nesbo clearly demonstrates his skill at executing expertly-crafted, well-paced thrillers that he sustains to the very end in a compelling fashion...as first novels go, The Redbreast and The Devil's Star are as accomplished as any reader is likely to experience

David Connett, Daily Express

It requires some skilled plotting, but Nesbø brings it off, and Harry, with his quirky sense of humour, is a likeable hero despite his many flaws

Susanna Yager, Sunday Telegraph

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