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The Redeemer by Jo Nesbo
In Jo Nesbo’s words: Redemption cannot come from revenge and revenge is never ours to take. Even though there are three others books before this one; you can start straight from here, but I would always recommend from the beginning.
If you are not a fan of the series, become one. I struggled a bit at the beginning as the POV switched from one person to another with no explanation as to who each person was. He failed the test in The Redeemer, the sixth of his ten novels to date featuring Inspector Harry Hole of the Oslo police. Though he still drinks but then again, don’t most Norwegians love the bottle anyways? The story becomes virtually unwieldy, with seemingly unrelated murder mysteries intersecting in suspect ways and too many characters turning out to be dramatically different from the ways they were first portrayed.
I read up on the Croatian-Serbian war and the Salvation army as background research before launching into the book. All this is the stuff of the traditional parlor mystery and locked-room puzzles parodied in the board game Clue Colonel Mustard was found with Mr.
Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here This book is no indictment of the mission of the Salvation Army, which does great humanitarian work in countries Wikipedia tells me that in the U. But it made me feel strong, free and invulnerable. Sometimes, Harry leaps Grand Canyons.
Nothing is more refreshing than seeing an author use all their skills to weave a book of much worth together as the breadcrumbs lead to an ultimate crime that only the master storyteller could construct.
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: The Redeemer (Harry Hole) (): Jo Nesbo, Don Bartlett: Books
At first he has some joy in a clean desk and a re-start on his life! Less than an hour later Inspector Harry Hole is at the crime scene and with hardly any leads to go on in the hunt for his faceless killer his luck’s about to change, the current snow storm that has hit Oslo has grounded flights. Thank you my darling Lena and Sofia for another great BR xox.
Whatever the case, make sure you are reading these in order: Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Twelve years later, at a Christmas concert in a square in Oslo, a Salvation Army soldier is executed by a man in the crowd.
LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. Sep 09, Pages Buy. Things go badly when the assassin, codenamed The Little Redeemerdiscovers that the target he has eliminated is actually the brother of the intended target. A great deal of the book involves the hitman chasing Jon Karlsen and Hole’s team chasing the killer. He then goes after Robert’s brother Jon Karlsen, the true target.
Maybe it will be enough. Similar to the flashbacks to the Second World War in ” The Redbreast “, these are integral to the book’s plot – having formed the character of a young Vukovar Croat fighter who received the nickname “Little Redeemer”, who would later become a professional hitmancarrying out contract killings in various European cities.
Frelseren (Harry Hole, #6) by Jo Nesbø
Share your thoughts with other customers. A gunshot cuts through the music and the bitter cold: I wish, they had connected it up somehow with the victim storyline.
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Around the Year i To ask other readers questions about Frelserenplease sign up. I don’t understand why the author had ambiguously muddled them together as our protagonist had displayed in his final actions. I might check out more of his work in the future.
An assassin forged in the war-torn region has been brought to Oslo to settle an old debt. Read more Read less. Don’t have a Kindle? Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. During that same year – during the break-up of Yugoslavia – a Croation youth is dubbed “Little Redeemer” for his brave deeds against Serbian militias. Nesbo’s work is full of such idiosyncratic detail and it is to be hoped that he won’t let the world-weary Hole retire or get fired any time soon.
Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. I know that this is stagecraft and in part contrived but it was enjoyable all the same. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Post was not sent – check your email addresses!