By Jo Nesbo
The electrifying first visual appeal of Jo Nesbø’s detective, Harry Hole.
Inspector Harry gap of the Oslo Crime Squad is dispatched to Sydney to watch a homicide case. Harry is loose to supply counsel, yet he has company directions to stick out of hassle. The sufferer is a twenty-three yr outdated Norwegian lady who's a minor star again domestic. by no means one to sit down at the sidelines, Harry befriends one of many lead detectives, and one of many witnesses, as he's drawn deeper into the case. jointly, they become aware of that this can be purely the newest in a string of unsolved murders, and the development issues towards a psychopath operating his manner around the kingdom. As they circle nearer and in the direction of the killer, Harry starts to worry that nobody is secure, least of all these investigating the case.
BONUS MATERIAL: This publication version contains an excerpt from Jo Nesbø's Police.
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Extra info for The Bat: A Harry Hole Novel
Andrew said he was usually skeptical of men who were so fussy about their appearance. “But Lebie isn’t really a peacock, just very meticulous. Among other things he has a habit of studying his nails when anyone talks to him, but he doesn’t mean it to seem arrogant. And then he cleans his shoes after the lunch break. ” The youngest member of the team was Yong Sue, a small, skinny, pleasant guy who always wore a smile above his bird-like neck. Yong Sue’s family had come to Australia from China thirty years ago.
That’ll take a bit of time. ” Yong smiled again. “OK. ” “We’re going early tomorrow morning, sir,” Andrew said. “There’s a recent rape case in Lithgow I’d like to investigate first. I have a feeling there may be a connection. ” Watkins frowned. “Lithgow? We’re trying to work as a team here, Kensington. That means we discuss and coordinate and we don’t wander off on our own. ” Watkins sighed. ” “A joke, sir. ” Watkins shook his head. ” They took the freeway from Sydney. Lithgow is an industrial town of ten to twelve thousand inhabitants, but it seemed more like a medium-sized village to Harry.
Here we are,” Andrew said suddenly. He pulled in to the curb, jumped out and took Harry’s suitcase from the boot. “See you tomorrow,” Andrew said, and with that he and the car were gone. With a stiff back and jet lag beginning to announce its presence, Harry and his suitcase were now alone on a pavement in a town boasting a population roughly equivalent to the whole of Norway, outside the splendid Crescent Hotel. The name was printed on the door next to three stars. Oslo’s Chief Constable was not known for largesse with regards to accommodation for her employees.