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.
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Nesbo presents the story in pieces, and much is unclear as it should be in this kind of story. Oslo Norway ViennaAustria. Loading redbreastt Trouble loading? View all 24 comments. Mar 26, Lewis Weinstein rated it it was amazing Shelves: Have I upset enough people yet?
Unlike many reviewers, I loved the writing in the first two books. The last pages were good and I read them quite quickly. Hole is led to believe that Juul’s husband Even, who was obsessed with Gudeson, is behind the killings.
The Redbreast (Harry Hole, #3) by Jo Nesbø
I hate Nesbo sometimes, he gives us people, interesting, lovely or hateful and then he does the GRRM thing on them. A must-read by all series Harry Hole fans, thought redbreeast depth and complexities leave the previous two novels in the proverbial dust.
With that said, at times I found myself a bit lost read Granted, I readily admit that I am not cosmopolitan. The Redbreast is the third novel to feature Hole, and it’s a complex story that moves back and forth between the Redbreasg World War and the turn of the Twenty-First Century. This is not too dissimilar to the way Nesbo sees himself. It gave me a headache.
John Mullan on The Redbreast – Guardian book club
Hole shares a mutual attraction with a colleague named Rakel, who is reluctant to take things further with him due to a custody battle for her son, Oleg; unbeknownst to her and Hole, the matter is being orchestrated by Rakel’s superior, who is also infatuated with her.
Perhaps I have grown to like my self-image of being a loner, too If historians were to stand in judgment on human folly, our work would seem to posterity like fossils — the remnants of the orthodoxy of their time. Somebody get me a towel. And good does not too-easily prevail: There are few references to events from the previous two books. After his return from Bangkok he had been down for so long that he had considered giving up ever returning to the surface.
And while the link between the cases remains a mystery, one thing is certain: Open Preview See a Problem? He flies to South Africa and Vienna, but events unfold — and the bodies pile up — faster than he can put the pieces together. Some people say being alone is unsociable and selfish. 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.
There was a lot of concentration required as the book bounced around in time and place with many, many characters who mostly have Norwegian names!
The Redbreast Jo Nesbo. This is one of the biggest reasons why I love Jo Nesbo. The crimes along the way are more interesting than the criminal’s ultimate goal, but it’s all engaging enough. A thoroughly stunning piece of work that has breathed new life into the series for me and those who have come to respect Harry Hole up to this point.
Nevertheless, I still wanted to see how it would play out and I can’t discount that. Will Rakel be a new addiction that Hole cannot shake?
Harry is a tough, complex, hard-drinking cop, who may have discovered a possible assassination attempt.
Print hard and paperback. We like for the good guys to win, we like emotion, we like our heroes as opposed to anti-heroes we enjoy free will, and in general consider ourselves in control of our own lives.
Show 25 25 50 All. Speaking of being a dumb American, some of y There might be spoilers in the comments because this is one of those books you’ll want to talk about with friends. The Redbreast is even better. He meets Rakel for the first time and is instantly smitten and me being the squishy marshmallow that I am loved all of his angst over her.
Things were going great. I kept looking, lo these many pag According to goodreads alone, people gave this on average, 3. The novelist seemed to be giving his compatriots an uncomfortable history lesson. Mar 08, Marilou K.
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