The Redbreast

The Redbreast

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Crime, Thrillers & True Crime, Crime & Thrillers
Paperback Published on: 03/09/2009
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Bookseller Reviews

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The Redbreast
Scandi-Crime at it's best!
I've never read crime (only ever watched it on TV when there was nothing else on) and had no interest in reading crime novels either. Then I read 'The Girl... READ MORE
Suzie Robinson

Synopsis

Harry Hole faces a new rising enemy.'A page-turner you won't want to put down' Time OutHarry 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 OVER 55 MILLION BOOKS WORLDWIDE**Watch out for KILLING MOON, the new Jo Nesbo book, out now*

  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • ISBN: 9780099546771
  • Number of pages: 624
  • Weight: 426g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 37 mm

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The Redbreast
A Scandinavian Sleuth
Not the easiest book in the world to read especially the first few chapters. The dialogue seems to dance around between several storylines making it a diff... READ MORE
Dapo
The Redbreast
Gripping!
I took a short while to get into this book as I had problems with some of the place names in Norwegian, but the story is gripping and considering it ia a f... READ MORE
alitonyj
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I want to read more!
This was my first Jo Nesbo read, and it was gripped throughout. It took me a while to get to grips with the changing of time periods, between present and d... READ MORE
Elaine Colgan
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great read.
Am not usually a reader of crime books that are not english but once i read this one from Jo Nesbo i was hooked on the norwegian cop Harry Hole apart from ... READ MORE
billiejean
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Very Good Read
This was second Jo Nexbo book and second Harry Hole novel. This was a very good read that got better and better and the further I got the quicker the pages... READ MORE
Vedder10
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great book
good start to a series of books, twists and turns, hole great character and well worth rrading
fulminate
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Not bad.
Although this has some really good points I found that it did not quite live up to the hype and unlike the real Stig Larsson, Jo Nesbo is, in my opinion, n... READ MORE
Nocturnal bibliophile
The Redbreast
Great introduction to the series
I bought Jo Nesbo's first fives books in one go. I must admit that this first novel takes a little time to get used to as it switches between World War 2 a... READ MORE
scorpion23
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Keeps you guessing
I discovered the Jo Nesbo books when I bought The Snowman in September without realising it was part of a series. I am now officially hooked! I enjoyed the... READ MORE
Peachy
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Here I come Oslo!
What a great discovery Henry Hole is and I am delighted that Jo Nesbo has several books out so I don't have to wait to read the next installment. I am an a... READ MORE
CharmingBubble2
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I LOVE THIS BOOK!
This is definately a cut above most thrillers. I couldn't read it fast enough to find out what would happen next. Nesbo has created interesting, 3 dimensio... READ MORE
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