The Redbreast

The Redbreast

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Detective Harry Hole embarrassed the force, and for his sins he's been reassigned to mundane surveillance tasks. Butwhile monitoring neo-Nazi activities in Oslo, Hole is inadvertently drawn into a mystery with deep roots in Norway'sdark past, when members of the government willinglycollaborated with Nazi Germany. More than sixty years later, this black mark won't wash away--and disgraced oldsoldiers who once survived a brutal Russian winter arebeing murdered, one by one. Now, with only a stained and guilty conscience to guide him, an angry, alcoholic, error-prone policeman must make his way safely past the trapsand mirrors of a twisted criminal mind. For a conspiracy is taking rapid and hideous shape around Hole . . . and Norway's darkest hour may be still to more

Product details

  • Paperback | 563 pages
  • 106 x 170 x 34mm | 299.37g
  • HarperCollins Publishers Inc
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • maps
  • 0062068423
  • 9780062068422
  • 11,815

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"Certainly ranks with the best of current American crime fiction."--Washington Post Book Worldshow more

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"An elegant and complex thriller . . . Ingenious design. . . . Harrowingly beautiful scenes." New York Times Book Reviewshow more