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1944: Daniel, a soldier, legendary among the Norwegians fighting the advance of Bolshevism on the Russian front, is killed. Two years later, a wounded soldier wakes up in a Vienna hospital. He becomes involved with a young nurse, the consequences of which will ripple forward to the turn of the next century.

1999: Harry Hole, alone again after having caused an embarrassment in the line of duty, has been promoted to inspector and is lumbered with surveillance duties. He is assigned the task of monitoring neo-Nazi activities; fairly mundane until a report of a rare and unusual gun being fired sparks his interest. Ellen Gjelten, his partner, makes a startling discovery. Then a former soldier is found with his throat cut. In a quest that takes him to South Africa and Vienna, Harry finds himself perpetually one step behind the killer. He will be both winner and loser by the novels nail-biting conclusion.

The Redbreast won the Glass Key prize for the best Nordic crime novel when it was first published, and was subsequently voted Norways best crime novel. The Devils Star, Nesbøs first novel featuring Harry Hole to be translated into English, marked Nesbø as a writer to watch in the ever more fashionable world of Nordic crime.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780099546771
Author:
Nesbo, Jo
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Author:
Jo Nesbo Translated by DOn Bartlett
Author:
Jo Nesbo
Author:
Bartlett, Don
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
mystery;fiction;norway;crime;harry hole;thriller;oslo;wwii;crime fiction;detective;norwegian;police procedural;nazis;krim;novel;police;neo-nazis;murder;suspense;detective fiction;revenge;21st century;nordic;scandinavia;war;norvegia;jo nesbo;mystery/thrill
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20091102
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Pages:
656
Dimensions:
7.75 x 5 x 1.5 in 1 lb

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