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Thirst

Jo Nesbo

A woman is found murdered after an internet date. The marks left on her body show the police that they are dealing with a particularly vicious killer. He's in your house... He's in your room. Under pressure from the media to find the murderer, the force know there's only one man for the job.
Thirst
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Publisher Description

THERE'S A NEW KILLER ON THE STREETS. A woman is found murdered after an internet date. The marks left on her body show the police that they are dealing with a particularly vicious killer. HE'S IN YOUR HOUSE...HE'S IN YOUR ROOM. Under pressure from the media to find the murderer, the force know there's only one man for the job. But Harry Hole is reluctant to return to the place that almost took everything from him. Until he starts to suspect a connection between this killing and his one failed case. HE'S OUT FOR BLOOD. When another victim is found, Harry realises he will need to put everything on the line if he's to finally catch the one who got away.

Author Biography

Jo Nesbo played football for Norway's premier league team Molde, but his dream of playing professionally for Spurs was dashed when he tore ligaments in his knee at the age of eighteen. After three years military service he attended business school and formed the band Di derre ('Them There'). Their second album topped the charts in Norway, but he continued working as a financial analyst, crunching numbers during the day and gigging at night. When commissioned by a publisher to write a memoir about life on the road with his band, he instead came up with the plot for his first Harry Hole crime novel, The Bat. He is regarded as one of the world's leading crime writers, with The Leopard, Phantom, Police and The Son all topping the UK bestseller charts, and his novels are published in 50 languages. The new Harry Hole thriller, THE THIRST, is published on April 20th 2017. Sign up to the Jo Nesbo newsletter for all the latest news: jonesbo.com/newsletter

Review

"An extremely gruesome journey to the darker recesses of human nature, this grisly treat will delight Nesbo's fans." Mirror "Fast-moving...stunning." Sunday Times "It's a big-boned, Technicolor epic in the current Nesbo style, starting adagio and ending accelerando, but with the kind of close psychological character readings that distinguished his early work." Guardian "Gripping from the get-go, deliciously dark and expertly plotted, this is Nesbo at his brilliant best." Heat "Expertly plotted with vividly drawn characters, frenetic police chases and philosophising villains[...] Expect to be thoroughly entertained." Crime Fiction Lover

Product Details

Author
Jo Nesbo
Year
2017
ISBN-10
1911215280
ISBN-13
9781911215288
Media
Book
Publication Date
2017-04-20
Publisher
Vintage Publishing
Series
Harry Hole
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Pages
544
Translator
Neil Smith