Jo nesbo audio books jo nesbo, musician, songwriter, and economist, is also one of europes most acclaimed crime writers, and is the winner of the glass key award, northern europes most prestigious crimefiction prize, for his first novel featuring police detective harry hole. Feb 09, 2014 this book is about a police officer named harry hole who has been in the robberies department for years and knows all the tricks of a first class thief. Sep 11, 20 hole is sober now and his nihilism is giving way to hope. Its the best in its genre including all the great american and british works. Police by jo nesbo a man is lying critically wounded in an oslo hospital under police protection. Jo nesbo s unerring skill at creating a high level of tension throughout his crime novels was never more switched on than in police.
And virtually every time, nesbo will again jerk the chain and show how wrong we were to trust. Download the harry hole series audiobook series and listen anywhere, anytime on your iphone, android or windows device. He has won the glass key award for best nordic crime novel. But, he is a brilliant detective in the oslo police force who will do whatever it takes to crack. Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Jo nesbo audio books at simply audiobooks simply audiobooks.
Mar 04, 2017 cbtbs beginners guide to my alltime favorite author, jo nesbo. Olav is a departure from nesbo s familiar harry hole, the dogged norwegian police inspector who has. English translations of scandinaviannordic mysteries. The publication of a new hole novel removes the spoiler alert, though for the first third of the novel, harry exists more as a memory or an inspiration than as a character. There are fewer of nesbos hallmark abstract, dreamlike sequences. Duncan, chief of police, is idealistic and visionary, a dream to the townspeople but a nightmare for criminals. Read police a harry hole novel by jo nesbo available from rakuten kobo. A new harry hole novel audiobook written by jo nesbo.
At over very, very, very disappointing followup to nesbo s phantom, a far superior book, even with the ridiculous passages from the rats pov. Im an admitted fan of the series, and i just loved this book. I found police to be a bit patchy at times and the author played a couple of unnecessary and, i thought, cheap tricks on the reader which dampened my enthusiasm for the book to some extent. Ive read all the harry hole books except the bat and think jo nesbo is an exceptionally good writer. Police audiobook by jo nesbo 9780804163897 rakuten kobo. There is a tidy little set piece more than halfway through police, jo nesbo s latest harry hole thriller. Download and keep this book for free with a 30 day trial.
Jo nesbo is a norwegian police and at the same time a crime writer who was born is oslo, norway in the year 1960. He is also an accomplished musician as the primary singer and songwriter for the norwegian rock band di derre. For roughly a third of nesbos new novel, oslo police detective harry hole is missingnot surprising considering he was felled by a headshot. In police the last novel featuring jo nesbos hardbitten, maverick oslo detective a killer wreaking revenge on the police had harry hole fighting for the safety of the people closest to him. Set in the 1970s in a rundown, rainy industrial town, jo nesbo s macbeth centers around a police. The result the plot feels tighter and more grounded. A serial murderer has begun targeting tinder daters a murderer whose mo reignites harrys hunt.
Seeing the world through books blog archive jo nesbopolice. Nesbo s writing style is visually arresting as always an earlier standalone novel, headhunters, was made into a cracking 2011 movie of the same name, and its worth noting that. Jo nesbo books in order a mainstay of contemporary scandinavian noir, jo nesbos harry hole thrillers are amongst the bestselling crime novels in the world. That is deftly done and, again, in nesbo s unique way, i guessed and dismissed the solution in a manner that i can just imagine being the daytoday risk of any police. As police opens, picking up after the deadly shooting at the end of 2012s phantom, hole is notably absent and will remain so without explanation for about half the book a. The thirst audiobook jo nesbo, neil smith translator. Jo nesbo whsmith richard and judy book club 2010 interview.
Meet olav johansen, the antihero of jo nesbo s latest thriller, blood on snow. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Written by jo nesbo, translated by don bartlett the staggering ending to phantom left us all in disbelief. It provides a taut and edgy mystery with return of some characters from earlier books such as. He is also an accomplished musician as the primary singer and songwriter for the. In police harry was a bit like james brown he didnt appear till about a third of the way through the gig. The fact that ive read 11 of these gives you a big fat clue. Mp3 internationally acclaimed crime writer jo nesbos antihero police investigator, harry hole, is back. The police work is gritty, meticulous, competitive and brilliant. Coming across potential clues in a suspects hotel room, holes team. 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. With over twenty million copies sold, and over a dozen nordic prizes and nominations for crime writing under his belt, norwegian author jo nesbo. I love jo nesbo and thought him an inspired choice for the retelling of macbeth.
Now, in the thirst, the story continues as harry is inextricably drawn back into the oslo police. I found myself saying out louduh oh, dont do that over and over again. If youve never listened to a book by jo nesbo, now is the time to start. A new york times notable book of 2018 shakespeares dark and tragic play retold in a heartpounding new york times bestselling thriller from the author of the snowman and the thirst. Not my favorite harry hole book, but that doesnt mean it wasnt one of the best books ive ever read. Oct 06, 20 police is a huge book, around 500 pages long, but it contains much that is enjoyable about nesbo. Nesbo said in an interview that he essentially wrote phantom and police as one book, and it shows. Intelligent and loyal to the plot and atmosphere of the original but with all the contemporary elements of a world fuelled by crime, the drug trade and police. That is deftly done and, again, in nesbo s unique way, i guessed and dismissed the solution in a manner that i can just imagine being the daytoday risk of any police investigation. Now, in the thirst, the story continues as harry is inextricably drawn back into the oslo police force. Finalist goodreads choice award mysterythriller harry hole returnsor does he. Richmond times dispatch scandinavian crime thrillers dont come much darker or more tense than the bestselling harry hole series, and this tenth outing for the norwegian detective is the best yet. Jo nesbos blood on snow, read by patti smith the new.
There is very little more i can write without exposing the plot, although not the resolution of the police murders that are the main focus of the book. Set in the 1970s in a rundown, rainy industrial town, jo nesbos macbeth centers around a police force struggling to shed an incessant drug problem. Rakelthe only woman hes ever lovedhas ended it with him, permanently. A complex character, chainsmoking, harddrinking and uncompromising, harry hole is for many readers the ultimate detective. Nesbo manages the books unnervingly scary scenes so well he should consider tackling a horror novel. Set in the 1970s in a rundown, rainy, industrial town, jo nesbo s macbeth centers around a police force struggling to shed an incessant drug problem. Police by jo nesbo it takes confidence for an author to wait until a third of the way through a new novel before they mention the book features their most famous literary creation. Find out in police its scary, explosive, bloody and made in norway. But, he is a brilliant detective in the oslo police force who will do whatever it takes to crack a case, at whatever cost to himself. This post contains a whole bunch of resources to help you get started with nesbo s works, including a recommendation of where to start with the harry hole series, an overview of nesbo s standalone crime books, and.
Jul 09, 2019 brilliant, audaciously rogue police officer, harry hole from the snowman and the thirst, is back and in the throes of a new, unanticipated rageonce again hunting the murderer who has haunted his entire career. As well as the bestselling series featuring harry hole, jo writes fastpaced thrillers. Signin to download and listen to this audiobook today. Nesbo is several steps ahead of you in this endlessly twisting, multilayered thriller sun the police urgently need harry hole. Police is a huge book, around 500 pages long, but it contains much that is enjoyable about nesbo. As well as the bestselling series featuring harry hole, jo writes fastpaced. It provides a taut and edgy mystery with return of some characters from earlier books such as forensics expert beate lonne and psychologist stale aune. Listen to macbeth audiobook by jo nesbo, narrated by euan morton.
I found myself saying out louduh oh, dont do that over and over again as one character after another in this stemwinder was about to enter a house, turn around and engage another character, change. In the ninth harry hole novel to be translated from norwegian into english we find out. As the need to solve various crimes becomes greater, and the number of pages left in the book gets smaller, however, the reader begins to trust once again that some new revelation will match hisher own expectations regarding the ending of the book. Written by jo nesbo, audiobook narrated by john lee. Guest written by jo nesbo read by robin sachs format. Recorded may 9, 2017 starring a hardbitten and selfdestructive maverick oslo police detective, jo nesbos maddeningly addictive vanity. Brilliant, audaciously rogue police officer harry hole, from the. While there was a ton of questions about whether phantom was the last harry hole book, this one seems to give me the impression that there will be another one hopefully many more. Cbtbs beginners guide to jo nesbo crime by the book. Brilliant, audaciously rogue police officer, harry hole from the snowman and the thirst, is back and in the throes of a new, unanticipated rageonce again hunting the murderer who has haunted his entire career. His harry hole novels include the redeemer, the snowman, the leopard. Harry is a lecturer at the police college in oslo, hes married to rakel and sober. Listen to police a harry hole novel by jo nesbo available from rakuten kobo. Harry hole is a classic loose cannon with few close friends, a problem with alcohol and some unorthodox methods.
You may think its time to catch up with jo nesbo, the norwegian crime novelist everyones talking about, and youre right. It opens with a patient lying in a coma, under police. Hes been given a chance for a new start with the oslo police. That book had left the former oslo detective no longer a member of the police force and perhaps no longer alive. The snowman jo nesbo audiobook online download, free audio. His crime novels, specifically the harry hole, series are is biggest claim to fame. The snowman jo nesbo audio book torrent free download, 103012. Get the audible audio editions of the harry hole series series from the. Police officers are being slain at the scenes of crimes they once investigated, but failed to solve. At over very, very, very disappointing followup to nesbo s phantom, a far superior book, even with the. Richmond times dispatch scandinavian crime thrillers dont come much darker or. 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.1283 865 1174 405 1212 1565 1156 1143 1232 1476 941 1518 435 532 508 1249 1207 515 101 1545 901 887 1232 43 682 450 545 473 1418 543 431 1279 1115 714 976 748 1386