Nemesis: Oslo Sequence No. 2

Nemesis: Oslo Sequence No. 2

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OVER 9 MILLION BOOKS SOLD WORLDWIDE How do you catch a killer when you're the number one suspect? A man is caught on CCTV, shooting dead a cashier at a bank. Detective Harry Hole begins his investigation, but after dinner with an old flame wakes up with no memory of the past 12 hours. Then the girl is found dead in mysterious circumstances and he beings to receive threatening emails: is someone trying to frame him for her death? As Harry fights to clear his name, the bank robberies continue with unparalleled more

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  • Paperback | 720 pages
  • 128 x 198 x 42mm | 499.99g
  • Vintage Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0099546752
  • 9780099546757
  • 25,158

About Jo Nesbo

Jo Nesbo is a musician, songwriter, economist and author. His first crime novel featuring Harry Hole was published in Norway in 1997 and was an instant hit, winning the Glass Key Award for best Nordic crime novel (an accolade shared with Peter Hoeg, Henning Mankell and Stieg Larsson). Phantom is the seventh of Nesbo's Harry Hole novels to be translated into English. Check out more

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"This tale of revenge has twists galore, and enough humanity in it to keep it grounded... A master at work" Time Out "A superb novel. Intricate, truly gripping plot...elegant simplicity. Bravo! - as they say in Norway" Evening Standard "Nesbo's storytelling abilities are incomparable" USA Today "Many authors know how to make the hairs on the back of your neck stand up. Jo Nesbo's one of the few who keeps them there" Linwood Barclay "Nesbo sets a cracking pace... A series of spectacular plot twists leads to a thrilling finale. Highly recommended" Guardianshow more

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Grainy CCTV footage shows a man walking into a bar and pointing a gun to the cashier's head. He tells her to count to twenty-five. When he doesn't get his money in time, she is executed. Detective Harry Hole, still mourning the death of his police partner, is assigned to the case. While his girlfriend is away in Russia, an old flame gets in touch but after dinner at her house he wakes up back at home with no memory of the past twelve hours. That same morning, the girl is found shot dead in her bed and Harry begins to receive threatening e-mails: is someone trying to frame him? As he fights to clear his name, the bank robberies continue with unparalleled savagery... 'Twists galore... A master at work' Time Out 'A superb novel. Intricate, truly gripping' Evening Standard 'One of the best crime novels published so far this year' Sunday Telegraphshow more

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