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The Son (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard) - Jo Nesbø
The Son (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)
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The author of the best-selling Harry Hole series now gives us an electrifying tale of vengeance set amid Oslo's brutal hierarchy of corruption. Sonny Lofthus has been in prison for almost half his life: serving time for crimes he didn't commit. In exchange, he gets an uninterrupted supply of... show more
The author of the best-selling Harry Hole series now gives us an electrifying tale of vengeance set amid Oslo's brutal hierarchy of corruption. Sonny Lofthus has been in prison for almost half his life: serving time for crimes he didn't commit. In exchange, he gets an uninterrupted supply of heroin—and a stream of fellow prisoners seeking out his Buddha-like absolution. Years earlier Sonny’s father, a corrupt cop, took his own life rather than face exposure. Now Sonny is the center of a vortex of corruption: prison staff, police, lawyers, a desperate priest—all of them focused on keeping him stoned and jailed. When Sonny discovers a shocking truth about his father’s suicide, he makes a brilliant escape and begins hunting down the people responsible for his and his father’s demise. But he's also being hunted, and by enemies too many to count. Two questions remain: who will get to him first, and what will he do when he’s cornered?
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780345807243 (0345807243)
ASIN: 0345807243
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 512
Edition language: English
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XOX
XOX rated it
4.5 Prison break of Sonny, a son of a cop
Sonny is in jail and being framed for another crime that he didn't commit. His role is the confessor of the prisoners and he didn't speak and would give blessing. But then he break out of prison. He seems to have a plan. A third way through the book and I still don't know what the plan is. The...
Face of Book
Face of Book rated it
3.5 Wszycy jesteśmy s...synami?
Nie mam wiele do napisania o tej książce.Przesadą jest - jak przeczytałem w paru miejscach - nazywać ją moralitetem. Już bardziej określiłbym to "anty-moralitetem", gdyż próbuje nas przekonać, że wszyscy mamy coś na sumieniu. Ale jeszcze bardziej skłaniam się ku teorii, że po prostu w ten sposób łat...
XLeptodactylous
XLeptodactylous rated it
3.0 The Son
Sonny Lofthus is in prison, listening in silence to the confessions of his prisonmates who are convinced he can grant them forgiveness for their sins. But one of them confesses something a little too close to Sonny's heart and all of sudden Sonny needs to get out; get out of prison, get out of a fal...
sylwiaaaa
sylwiaaaa rated it
Zdecydowanie najlepsza powieść Nesbo.
POCZYTAJNIA
POCZYTAJNIA rated it
0.0 Synowska krucjata
„Syn” to przede wszystkim kryminał. Jak więc mają się wyznaczniki tego gatunku w powieści norweskiego autora? Jeśli chodzi o intrygę, to potraktowana została dosyć swobodnie. Czytelnik od początku wie, kto zabił, ale nie zna motywu sprawcy. Wszystko wyjaśnia się wraz z rozwojem akcji. Nesbø jest jed...
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