Nemesis: A Harry Hole thriller (Oslo Sequence 2)

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Random House, Apr 1, 2010 - Fiction - 720 pages
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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 savagery...

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User Review  - Caryn.Rose - LibraryThing

My favorite yet. Loved the twists and turns, had to ration my reading for when I was sure I could make it through a good chunk because otherwise it would drive me nuts not being able to find out what happened next. Read full review

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User Review  - jayne_charles - LibraryThing

This is the first novel I have read by this prolific Scandinavian author. It was comforting in a way to encounter Norwegian detective Harry Hole – a man with a troubled love life, alcoholic tendencies ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

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 Høeg, Henning Mankell and Stieg Larsson). Phantom is the seventh of Nesbo's Harry Hole novels to be translated into English. Check out www.jonesbo.co.uk.

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