Jo nesbo is one of the worlds bestselling crime writers, with the leopard, phantom, police, the son and his latest harry hole novel. Jo nesbo is best known for his crime fiction series following detective harry hole in oslo, norway. Jo nesbo, author of the incredibly successful harry hole series, has written a fast paced and exciting stand alone thriller in the son. My personal favorite crime writer broke the news today that he will be releasing a standalone thriller this fall, and longtime cbtb followers will know just how excited i am about this. Crime fiction at its best from the premier thrill king nesbo. This is free download the son by jo nesbo complete book soft copy. Jo still currently lives in oslo, close to his daughter and former wife. When svein finne, whom harry sent to prison 20 years earlier, is released, finne immediately. Jo nesbo was born on march 29, 1960 in oslo, norway. The author of the bestselling harry hole series now gives us an electrifying standalone novel set inside oslos maze of especially venal, highlevel corruption. The snowman and more bestselling thrillers, blood on snow and midnight sun.
Jo nesbo is a musician, songwriter, economist, and author. A deftly plotted novel that probes the deepest mysteries. His mother is deceased, he has a weak relationship with his father and his sister had down syndrome. His harry hole novels include the redeemer, the snowman, the leopard, phantom, and most recently knife, and he is also the autho. When harry hole moved to hong kong, he thought he was escaping the traumas of his life in oslo and his career as a detective for good. So ill just say, this is probably the best jo nesbo harry hole book ive read. Harry hole is the main character in a series of crime novels written by norwegian author jo nesbo. A serial murderer has begun targeting tinder daters a murderer whose mo reignites harrys hunt. Both chase each other throughout the book, both fail to meet several. Sonny lofthus, the son, and simon kefas, the inspector. He finished college with a degree in business administration. It takes place in oslo in present time, but there are echoes from world war ii when norway was occupied by.
Nesbos 2000 harry hole book the redbreast is an example of nesbos writing at its best. No harry hole in the son, fear not, the suspense, thrills and action are present and accounted for. Nesbo is well known for his series featuring harry hole, however, harry is on vacation, and this is a story that may develop its own heroine. From the early pages of the new standalone novel by jo. Therefore, the book would be great as a standalone thriller or for someone who has not read anything or. The son is a modern take on the story about christ, that tackles the corruption in oslo. Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and videos from thousands of public libraries worldwide. While in school, he also played guitar and sang in a poprock band.
A cult figure already after the first book, hole is a genuine antihero. Now, in the thirst, the story continues as harry is inextricably drawn back into the oslo police force. The official website for jo nesbo, author of the harry hole detective crime. Knife is the brand new harry hole thriller from jo nesbo where harry will come face to face with a deadly foe harry hole faces a deadly foe in the new thriller from sunday times number one bestseller jo nesbo. Following the dramatic conclusion of number one bestseller the thirst, knife sees harry hole waking up with a ferocious hangover, his hands and clothes covered in blood. Harry hole is the main character in jo nesbos series of ten crime novels. The author of the internationally bestselling harry hole series now giv. Sherlock holmes, hercule poirot, jules maigret, and nero wolfe, but in the word of jo nesbo himself. Jo nesbo a harry hole mystery 10 books collection pack set.
The son jo nesbo creates a riveting story of crime and corruption within the oslo police department. A norwegian author, jo is most well known for his harry hole novels. He is also the author of the popular doctor proctors fart powder books for children, as well as a. Jo nesbo has already sold around 20 million copies of his harry hole thrillers but the norwegian authors profile is set to reach stratospheric heights. Its not a procedural like the other books, where harry is trying to find out the truth. The bat harry hole is an inspector in the oslo crime squad. Alle boeken van jo nesbo in een overzicht met boekomslag, flaptekst en publicatie. This post contains a whole bunch of resources to help you get started with nesbos works, including a recommendation of where to start with the harry hole series, an overview of nesbos standalone crime books, and. In prison for twelve years since the age of eighteen for crimes he did not commit, but confesses to in return for a constant supply of drugs, he is a mysterious and charismatic figure. Critics link the personality of harry hole to those of the famous literary detectives. He has won the glass key award for best nordic crime novel. The official website for jo nesbo, author of the harry hole detective crime novels including the bat, the snowman and more bestselling thrillers, blood on snow and midnight sun. Jo nesbo announces new thriller the kingdom crime by the book.
Jo nesbo is one of the worlds bestselling crime writers, with the leopard, phantom, police, the son, the thirst and knife all topping the sunday times bestseller. At first i was a little sceptical, because it is a nonharryholebook. How to read the jo nesbo books in order books reading order. Cbtbs beginners guide to my alltime favorite author, jo nesbo. He graduated from the norwegian school of economics norges. He is sent to sydney to aid a murder investigation, with strict orders to keep to himself and away from any sign of trouble. Cbtbs beginners guide to jo nesbo crime by the book.
A complete list of jo nesbo books in chronological order. His first crime novel featuring harry hole was published in norway in 1997 and was an instant hit, winning the glass key award for best nordic crime novel an accolade shared. The redbreast was my third harry hole novel and my breakthrough as a writer. In this case, hes not interested in the truth, hes just trying to get the son out of jail. Jo nesbo excelleert met deze meedogenloze en razendsnelle thriller rond. Harry hole is the main character in jo nesbo s series of ten crime novels. Harry likes jazz, 80s rock, booze, and solving crimes. Harry is a police officer with the oslo crime squad. Bestselling author jo nesbo tells us how he created the character of harry hole, his series protagonist. A complex character, chainsmoking, harddrinking and uncompromising, harry hole is for many readers the ultimate detective. I expected to buy the first 10 harry hole books in the series. I normally hate the word unputdownable but this basically was. Hole is a brilliant and driven detective with unorthodox methods, a classic.
His harry hole novels include the redeemer, the snowman, the leopard, and phantom, and he is also the author of headhunters and several childrens books. Make offer the son by jo nesbo paperback 2014 nemesis. A number of his books have been made into movies as well. His books have been translated in fortyseven languages. His personality has only been split up into several characters. But as the son opens 12 years later, we discover that theres something terribly rotten in oslos staten maximum security prison. He is the author of ten harry hole novels, headhunters, the son, and several childrens books. Reading jo nesbo a reader quickly realizes that nesbo is always capable of producing a good book, but also has in him the ability to write a great book. Harry in a heavy smoker and is also an alcoholic, whose problems sometimes get him. Jo nesbo harry hole pb book lot the bat cockroaches snowman. However the key to jo nesbos international success, at least in part, lies in his highly original, yet utterly believable protagonist, detective harry hole. Harry in a heavy smoker and is also an alcoholic, whose problems sometimes get him in trouble with his superiors. I thought id cracked it a handful of times but i hadnt, and thats always fun. The latest is the son which tells the story of sonny, a 30yearold heroin addict who has been in prison in a new stateoftheart facility in oslo, for over 12 years.475 1417 1404 834 414 1286 912 907 648 105 309 628 731 918 1028 1119 123 1505 964 485 284 72 563 1277 350 1192 1514 153 702 634 389 1404 1433 776 523 842 763 1286 68 48 1282 1141