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The Redeemer

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Publisher : Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
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ISBN : 0307596737
Pages : 416 pages
Rating : 4.7/5 (37 Download)

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Download The Redeemer in PDF by Jo Nesbo Full Book and published by Vintage Crime/Black Lizard. This book was released on 2013-05-21 with total page 416 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER • Inspector Harry Hole pursues an assassin bent on revenge in this “fast-and-furious” installment (The New York Times Book Review) of the bestselling series. Shots ring out at a Salvation Army Christmas concert in Oslo, leaving one of the singers dead in the street. The trail will lead Harry Hole, Oslo’s best investigator and worst civil servant, deep into the darkest corners of the city and, eventually, to Croatia. An assassin forged in the war-torn region has been brought to Oslo to settle an old debt. As the police circle in, the killer becomes increasingly desperate and the danger mounts for Harry and his colleagues.


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Encyclopedia of Nordic Crime Fiction

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Publisher : McFarland
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ISBN : 1476622779
Pages : 572 pages
Rating : 4.6/5 (476 Download)

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Download Encyclopedia of Nordic Crime Fiction in PDF by Mitzi M. Brunsdale Full Book and published by McFarland. This book was released on 2016-04-27 with total page 572 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Since the late 1960s, the novels of Sjöwall and Wahlöö’s Martin Beck detective series, along with the works of Henning Mankell, Håkan Nesser and Stieg Larsson, have sparked an explosion of Nordic crime fiction—grim police procedurals treating urgent sociopolitical issues affecting the contemporary world. Steeped in noir techniques and viewpoints, many of these novels are reaching international audiences through film and television adaptations. This reference guide introduces the world of Nordic crime fiction to English–speaking readers. Caught between the demands of conscience and societal strictures, the detectives in these stories—like the heroes of Norse mythology—know that they and their world must perish, but fight on regardless of cost. At a time of bleak eventualities, Nordic crime fiction interprets the bitter end as a celebration of the indomitable human spirit.