Harry Hole, drunkard, loner and brilliant detective is reassigned to surveillance after a high profile mistake. Next Harry's former partner is murdered. In a quest that takes him to South Africa and Vienna, Harry finds himself perpetually one step behind the killer.
Harry Hole, drunkard, loner and brilliant detective is reassigned to surveillance after a high profile mistake. He's bored by his new job until a report of a rare and unusual gun being fired sparks his interest because of its possible links to Neo Nazi activity. Then a former soldier is found with his throat cut. Next Harry's former partner is murdered. Why had she been trying to reach Harry on the night her head was smashed in? The investigation leads Harry to suspect that the crimes have their roots in the battlefields of Eastern Front during WWII. 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 novel's nail-biting conclusion. The Redbreast. He's your judge, jury and executioner... And he must be stopped
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About Jo Nesbo
Jo Nesbo, musician, economist and author of the best-selling series featuring Detective Harry Hole, has won many prizes for his novels, including the Glass Key, the Riverton Prize and the Norwegian Bookclub prize for best ever Norwegian crime novel. His first novel to be published in English was The Devil's Star, which sold more than 100,000 copies in Norway alone. He lives in Oslo.
The Redbreast: Harry Hole 3 by Jo Nesbo
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