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  • Published: 1 December 2009
  • ISBN: 9780099546771
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 656
  • RRP: $27.00

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 Out
Harry 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*

  • Pub date: 1 December 2009
  • ISBN: 9780099546771
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 656
  • RRP: $27.00

About the Author

Jo Nesbo

Jo Nesbo is one of the world’s bestselling crime writers, with The Leopard, Phantom, Police, The Son and his latest Harry Hole novel, The Thirst, all topping the Sunday Times bestseller charts. He’s an international number one bestseller and his books are published in 50 languages, selling over 40 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 Redbreast

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

Time Out

“A complex, utterly captivating story”

Evening Standard

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

Independent


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