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Jo Nesbo
Librarian note: Please do not change author's name; while "Nesbø" is the correct spelling, BookLikes search does not translate the ø, making him invisible in the search function when searching for 'Jo Nesbo'. Please see http://booklikes.com/thread/1925/authors-to-merge?p=3 message #57. Jo... show more
Librarian note: Please do not change author's name; while "Nesbø" is the correct spelling, BookLikes search does not translate the ø, making him invisible in the search function when searching for 'Jo Nesbo'. Please see http://booklikes.com/thread/1925/authors-to-merge?p=3 message #57.

Jo Nesbø (Norwegian pronunciation: [ˈju ˈnɛsbø]) is a Glass Key award winning Norwegian author and musician. As of March 2014 more than 3 million copies of his novels have been sold in Norway, and his work has been translated into over 40 languages, selling 23 million copies. Nesbø is primarily known for his crime novels about Inspector Harry Hole, but he is also the main vocalist and songwriter for the Norwegian rock band Di Derre. In 2007 Nesbø also released his first children's book, Doktor Proktors Prompepulver (English translation: Doctor Proctor's Fart Powder). The 2011 film Headhunters is based on Nesbø's novel Hodejegerne (The Headhunters).
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Birth date: 1960-03-29
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runner
runner rated it 12 months ago
Ok let's be honest Harry Hole is a cliche detective, and there are many similarities between him and Ian Rankin's great creation Rebus. They both like working outside the law, they are happy to use unconventional methods to achieve results. Alcohol and cigarettes fuel their ambition, and the odd fem...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it 2 years ago
Oh, I wanted to love this. I did. I truly did. But . . but.. Okay - I love the SWAT and drug use. The witches were cool in this. But I kept thinking Norway instead of Scotland which was weird, and then started wondering what Ian Rankin would have done. And then it was -so Macbeth and Lady ...
Toni
Toni rated it 2 years ago
Harry Hole book #9Jo Nesbo certainly can do plots but I found “The Phantom” to be less outlandish than some of his previous Hole novels. It is a story very hard to follow.“Violin” is the new synthetic drug: potent and plays havoc with Oslo’s population and its distribution is controlled by a Russian...
Toni
Toni rated it 2 years ago
Harry Hole book #9Jo Nesbo certainly can do plots but I found “The Phantom” to be less outlandish than some of his previous Hole novels. It is a story very hard to follow.“Violin” is the new synthetic drug: potent and plays havoc with Oslo’s population and its distribution is controlled by a Russian...
XOX
XOX rated it 2 years ago
Harry Hole was in trouble and he lost part of his memory. Someone close to him was murdered. And he is in a lot of emotional pain. He needs to find the killers. He drowned out the pain by alcohol. Now who is there to have caused this pain? A rapist he caught long ago and is out and rape agai...
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