The third novel in Jo Nesbø’s Harry Hole series finds the detective playing catchup with the reader, writes John Mullan. The Redbreast by Jo Nesbo, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Jo Nesbo’s The Snowman is soon to be a major motion picture, starring Michael Fassbender, Rebecca Ferguson, and J.K. Simmons.“An elegant and complex.

Author: Vuzshura Doudal
Country: Belgium
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Art
Published (Last): 17 July 2014
Pages: 449
PDF File Size: 10.16 Mb
ePub File Size: 9.57 Mb
ISBN: 414-5-53727-555-1
Downloads: 18982
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Fenrigul

I am one such angel, and I have come to pass judgement on the living, and the dead Thus far, jesbo is conventional. Oh, yes, as with other series this review is likely to be repeated for all unless nesvo is a drastic divergence from what I have written here.

Yes, there are also the outlines of a classic m I’m reading this series in order; this is the third book featuring Norwegian detective Harry Hole.

The Redbreast : Harry Hole 3

His new boss, Kurt Meirik, is frustrated in executing that blatant political ploy. Everything ends up making sense and being a pretty crucial part of the story. The Devil’s Star Jo Nesbo. Feb 22, Harry rated redbreaast it was amazing Shelves: Jo Nesbo may be the best Scandinavian crime fiction writer going these days. Of course Poland’s tragedy lasted much longer than Norway’s, roughly two hundred years versus five.

John Mullan on The Redbreast – Guardian book club | Books | The Guardian

Again, it is a matter of preference but in Nesbo’s case it is done with utter expertise as a writer. The Thirst Jo Nesbo.

See all 8 questions about The Redbreast…. Oslo Norway ViennaAustria. The complete review ‘s Review:.


Hole shares a mutual attraction with a colleague named Rakel, who is reluctant to take things further with him due to a custody nesob for her son, Oleg; unbeknownst to her and Hole, the matter is being orchestrated by Rakel’s superior, who is also infatuated with her. But perhaps the most compelling reason why Harry Hole has such a following is Nesbo’s devastating characterization of what exactly comprises a flawed hero.

After shooting a suspected assassin during the approach of the President’s convoy, Hole is promoted to inspector and investigates a crime involving a very expensive sniper rifle. Nesbo’s storyline is the best, very intriguing and leaves a few unanswered questions at the end which I’m sure are to be addressed in the next book.

The Redbreast – US. So, if you’ve read this review, you’ve read ’em all. So, this is where we start. BR with my girls Sofia and Alona And yes, we need to broaden our reading beyond our boundaries. Harry Hole 1 – 10 of 12 books. Perhaps it redberast an unholy marriage between the two that transfixes us. But he keeps me reading, he keeps me involved, he makes my reading soul happy.

I am not going to reveal very much here, because one of the joys of reading this terrific Scandinavian thriller, was never knowing where this baby was going.

The story seems fractured, moving as it does, between two different time periods, the latter days of WWII and present nezbo Oslo. In my review of the second novel, CockroachesI opined that as gedbreast a writer as Nesbo is, his best work lay in the future. View all 3 comments. The two seemingly ought to contradict each other. She bit her lower lip. Lists with This Book.


I was looking for someone to connect to. The Redbreast moves at a good pace, and the story — in the past and present — is fairly gripping throughout. Ovo je zaista mnogo bolje od prve erdbreast. When Hole and his nezbo assistant, Halvorsen, attempt to arrest Olsen, they discovered that another police inspector, Tom Waaler, has apparently shot him in self defence.

In order to avoid an international scandal, his superiors promote him to a special investigations desk, where instead of laying down quietly, he starts tracking the links between skinhead gangs violence, the purchase of a very exensive sniper rifle and resentments inherited from past collaborations of Norwegians with the Nazis in WWII. Yet it puts him within a narrative structure that emphasises his incomplete or belated understanding.

Harry doesn’t have to worry too much about outside interference, as he’s allowed to do pretty much as he pleases; it’s only when someone perceives him as a romantic rival that he’s shunted off briefly to a posting in Sweden.

The Redbreast : Jo Nesbo :

Since some books have not been translated into English, not sure which one I’ll read nebso. Will these traitorous soldiers ever be safe in the country on which they turned their backs? James Patterson fans should also take note. The Best Books of Archived from the original on March 7, The Leopard Jo Nesbo.