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Fast forward a dozen years and the “Little Redeemer” – now a hitman for hire – goes to Norway and kills Robert Karlsen, a respected young m As the story opens, it’s and the year-old daughter of a high official in the Norwegian Salvation Army is raped by someone she knows. If you wish to see more of my most recent book and movie reviews, visit http: No, they are fallible humans like you and I, who are driven by rage, passion, lust and the rest of the 7 deadly sins.

Rather than leaving town, Stankic doubles back and tries to kill Jon Karlsen to set things right. Harry Hole 1 – 10 of 12 books. Your ideas are ceaseless, which makes me want to keep reading. Harry is his usual self, smarter than the average cop, always refusing to bow down to authority and in a constant battle with alcoholism. However, as you say, one has to live. Please try again later.

This page was last edited on 31 Decemberat In a way that only Hole can do, all cases converge and lead to a suspense-filled finale where there will be blood, but whose? Mystery stories are always grounded in some level of manipulation by the author. Did I say that already? To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: I found it to be a really great read and would recommend it to anyone who enjoys a good, gritty police thriller.


Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Harry’s former girlfriend, Rakel, has now left him nesob is with another man, Matthias Lund-Helgesen who is to become a major character in the next Harry Hole novel, The Snowmanand Harry meets — and eventually begins a relationship with — Martine, the young woman who unbeknownst to Harry was raped at the start of the novel. Strange names and all Published by Modtryk first published Not my favorite book in the Harry Hole series, but it was Harry Hole gets involved with this case when a murder occurs redeemre a Salvation Army Christmas concert.

More about Jo Nesbo. Best installment in the series, and I have a feeling it will get better and better as we read on. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

Write a customer review. Even though there are three others books before this one; you can start straight from here, but I would always recommend from the beginning. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. His own human frailty too real to bear, but there is always a new case to keep him from drowning in despair.

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He failed the test in The Redeemer, the sixth of his ten novels to date featuring Inspector Harry Hole of redsemer Oslo police. Retrieved from ” https: The name of the assailant is not given; the chapter includes mention of several young men who would play major roles in the later plot, and it could have been any of them. Jo Nesbo 2 31 Oct 16, Learn more about Amazon Prime. Also by Jo Nesbo. Naturally there is a certain advantage if one lives in Oslo best in Bislett, which I do could read Harry Hole chronologically beginning with him in Australia and observe the evolution of events at work and in his personal life.

The plots are more complex, but they are trackable.

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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. A fantastically gripping thriller from the best-selling author of The Snowman. Hole and his dysfunctional Oslo detectives are on the trail of an execution in broad daylight of a Salvation Army soldier when the trail redeemeg deep into international crime and hidden secrets.


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. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

Finally found this one. And he has a kind heart and a very dry outlook on the world.

Redemption cannot come from revenge and revenge is never ours to take. An assassin forged in the war-torn region has been brought to Oslo to settle an old debt. 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.

And so for my opinion, Hole had crossed to the dark side and fell on to the slippery slope of self righteousness and self justice. When a murder attempt is made on Robert’s brother, Jon Karlsen, it is believed that the Karlsen family is being attacked. So what would happen if an atheist Norwegian police officer, aware that justice and his bosses are often compromised by politics, pandering and pay-offs, do when faced with two monster killers created by the top two most soul-destroying institutions of all societies – religion and war?