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Books and profile for Jo Nesbo

The Redbreast by Jo Nesbo

‘The Redbreast’ is Jo Nesbo’s 3rd novel featuring Norwegian Detective Harry Hole. This novel was excellent – much better than the first two in the series – ‘The Bat’ and ‘Cockroaches’, but the two earlier novels set up background information … Continue reading

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Cockroaches by Jo Nesbo

‘Cockroaches’ is Jo Nesbo’s 2nd Harry Hole novel and once again has the detective travelling to another country to solve a crime. This time to Thailand. But, is Harry really there to solve the crime? The Norwegian ambassador to Thailand … Continue reading

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Midnight Sun by Jo Nesbo

‘Midnight Sun’ is the second book by Jo Nesbo featuring the Fisherman – the biggest crime lord in Oslo. The first was ‘Blood on Snow’. Jon Hansen has been working for the Fisherman as a debt collector and fixer (contract … Continue reading

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Jo Nesbø Profile and Books

Jo Nesbø was born in 1960 in Molde in Norway. He studied Economics and Business Administration and worked as a freelance journalist and as a stockbroker before becoming a writer. But Nesbo’s first love was soccer. At the age of … Continue reading

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Blood on Snow by Jo Nesbo

‘Blood On Snow’ is a short novel by Jo Nesbo. While it reads like a standalone novel, there is another book due later this year featuring The Fisherman – a character from this story (‘Midnight Sun‘). This story is mostly … Continue reading

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The Bat by Jo Nesbo

‘The Bat’ is the first book in Jo Nesbo’s Harry Hole (pronounced Hoo-leh) series which now numbers 10 books. Having been introduced to Joe Nesbo through his standalone novel ‘The Son’, I was keen to read some of his earlier … Continue reading

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The Son by Jo Nesbo

‘The Son’ is a standalone novel by Norwegian author Jo Nesbo and for me it has been an excellent introduction to his books. Now I’ll have to go back and read Nesbo’s Harry Hole series. While growing up, Sonny Lofthus … Continue reading

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