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The Redeemer (Harry Hole Novel)

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A fantastically gripping thriller from the internationally acclaimed author of The Snowman, The Leopard, and Phantom: antihero police investigator Harry Hole chases a desperate, faceless contract killer at large in Oslo.

Christmas shoppers stop to hear a Salvation Army concert on an Oslo street. Suddenly a musician falls dead, shot at point-blank range. Hole — the police department's best investigator and worst civil servant — has no suspect, weapon, or motive. But his troubles have just begun: the assassin, quickly discovering that he shot the wrong man, becomes frantic in his search for his target. Hole's search is growing equally frantic, and he finds himself on a chase that leads into the darkest corners of the former Yugoslavia. But it's when he returns to Oslo that he encounters true darkness: among the homeless, the junkies, and the Salvationists, eagerly awaiting their savior — whether he brings new life or immediate death. With its shrewdly vertiginous narrative, acid-etched characters, and white-hot pace, The Redeemer is resounding proof of Jo Nesbø's standing among the best crime writers of our time.

About the Author

Jo Nesbø is a musician, songwriter, economist, and author. He has won the Glass Key Award for best Nordic crime novel. His other Harry Hole novels include The Redbreast, Nemesis, The Devil's Star, The Snowman, The Leopard, and Phantom, and he is also the author of Headhunters and several children's books.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307595850
Author:
Nesbo, Jo
Publisher:
Knopf Publishing Group
Author:
Bartlett, Don
Author:
Jo Nesbo
Author:
Jo Nesbo
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Series:
A Harry Hole Novel
Publication Date:
20130531
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
9.56 x 6.6 x 1.53 in 1.76 lb

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