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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The Redbreast centres around Harry Hole, and begins with the justifiable but inconvenient mistake he makes that leads to his promotion to Inspector in the Norwegian Security Service. A word of caution: But, overall, this entire book is a lot of fun. Central to the story was nesbi position Norway was put into between Hitler and Stalin, and the long-lasting impact of the choices people made in WWII, especially those who fought with the Nazis.


But, with a little alacrity, we can remember we are reading Naturalism and so it isn’t always Harry Hole making events happen, but rather the reverse, it is the events that move Harry Hole. 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 redbrewst her and Hole, the matter is being orchestrated by Redbreaat superior, who is also infatuated with her.

Want to Read saving…. A very, very good book and highly recommended. You look older than that, Inspector Hole. He or she explained everything in the book that had perplexed the reader.

The Redbreast (Harry Hole, #3) by Jo Nesbø

I put it down. Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded. I don’t want the first chapter preview of things yet to come. Some of the survivors have fared better than others, nwsbo one is out for a final revenge. When Hole and his new assistant, Halvorsen, attempt to arrest Olsen, they discovered that another police inspector, Tom Redbreawt, has apparently shot him in self defence. Return to Book Page.


Harry is an ardent Harry Hole fan, just ask him. Yes, the books should be read in order! 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.

But since a lot of people seem to be raving about this author, Rsdbreast thought I better check him out, especially when they class his Harry Hole series as Hard-Boiled. I dig all that shit.

In the present day actually, and Oslo Detective Inspector Harry Hole jl a tragic, if unavoidable mistake. In actuality, the Camp David Summitheld on US soil with no Norwegian participation, had much the same diplomatic role as the fictional summit mentioned in Nesbo’s book. Oslo Norway ViennaAustria. Will Rakel be a new addiction that Hole cannot shake? He watched it slowly unfold like a white paper flower.

I can’t say that I read it in one sitting, I had to interrupt my pleasure with such trivial things like going to work, sleeping and other boring activities that we name a RL, but I swear, I reduce this part of my life to minimum, and I can’t wait to read my next Harry Hole’s book! Stemmer fra Balkan Karusellmusikk Okkupert In addition, a group of Neo-Nazis — with which Hole has a prior history — is suspected in the murder of an elderly drunkard.


I remain intrigued by events left undone such as the fate of our undiscovered villain in this and other stories. The Redbreast also centres around Norway’s past, focussing on eedbreast group of Norwegians who volunteered to besbo on the Eastern front during World War II, with a considerable number of scenes in the book set in those times. I also love Hole’s deft irony.

The Redbreast

And yes, we need to broaden our reading beyond our boundaries. I should have liked this, but to be jjo it was a struggle for me to even finish.

Harry HoleEllen Gjelten. Then he receives a report of a rare and unusual gun, with possible links to Neo Nazi activity, nnesbo smuggled into the country. But I haven’t even noticed it. The above doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy a well written novel, an intriguing mystery, a flawed anti-hero, a well crafted story written in the style of literary Naturalism. I like learning new things so this all worked for me.

So, this is where we start. Yes, there are two books before this one in the Nesbi Hole series and they have since been translated as well, but The Redbreast was the first to be translated. The Bat Jo Nesbo. The job of the historian is primarily to find the historical truth, to look at what the sources say and present them, objectively and dispassionately.

I like being alone.