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Phantom (original 2011; edition 2012)

by Jo Nesbo

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Title:Phantom
Authors:Jo Nesbo
Info:Knopf (2012), Edition: First Edition, Hardcover, 400 pages
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Phantom by Jo Nesbo (2011)

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Too disturbing for me to rate it higher. I really wish this series had a bit of sunlight. ( )
  rlsalvati | Jul 5, 2016 |
Nesbo has done it again. Written another excellent crime novel, with a cliffhanger ending that's left me desperate for him to write another! ( )
  GwenMcGinty | May 13, 2016 |
Justice at any price! ( )
  stevebishop | Apr 2, 2016 |
Not quite up there with The Leopard and depressing subject matter and outcomes. Setting up for the next novel was more obvious than in previous books. Still very well written and easy to read - kudos to the translator. ( )
  Superenigmatix | Jan 16, 2016 |
Harry Hole returns to Oslo from Hong Kong to help out his former girlfriend Rakel's son Oleg. Oleg is accused of murdering Gusto, a thief and a drug dealer. Harry explores the world of drugs in Olso, especially a new drug, violin. A gritty mystery told from multiple viewpoints, including the dying Gusto. Well written but really depressing at times. ( )
  RachelNF | Jan 15, 2016 |
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There are some readers who will feel such prose itself amounts to a petty crime. But even many of them will be helpless in the face of Nesbo's brilliant, breakneck plotting, which sends Hole back and forth across Oslo, unraveling an intricate series of clues about the city's drug trade and its police force, which is as corrupt as ever.
 
Three years have gone by since Harry Hole limped out of Oslo in a blur of drugs and booze. Now the ex-cop is back in town, clean and sober, and he’s on a mission. It seems that Oleg, the good kid of past Hole novels, has been nailed for a drug murder. Hole needs to clear the kid.

In the Oleg story, Nesbo expands even his generous concept of tangled narratives, and though it’s a matter of personal taste, the process of expansion seems to have produced more credible entertainment than the last couple of Hole books have presented.
added by VivienneR | editThe Toronto Star, Jack Batten (Jun 2, 2012)
 
Jo Nesbø viser i «Gjenferd» hvilken virtuos forteller han er innen en sjanger som det nærmest er gått inflasjon i. Når man lukker boka etter drøye 450 sider har man lest noe som enkelt sagt kan ligne på en gresk tragedie i triviallitterær forkledning.
added by annek49 | editDagsavisen, Turid Larsen (Jun 9, 2011)
 
Harry Hole har sin niende inkarnasjon vært edru i tre år, han er i bedre fysisk form enn på lenge, mens psyken er der den alltid har vært og litt til; gråslitt, selvoppgitt og ridd av melancholiaens Hole spesial. Men; har du først kjøpt og slukt Harry Hole med hud og hår, er det akkurat så sliten han må være nå etter all julingen han har fått siden «Flaggermusmannen» i 1997.
added by annek49 | editNRK, Leif Ekle (Jun 9, 2011)
 
«Gjenferd» er en kriminalroman som innfrir på alle nivåer. Den er skrevet med engasjement, av en forfatter som tror på sin egen fortelling. Og som behersker to ting bedre enn noen andre samtidskrimforfattere jeg kan komme på. Det første er å bygge opp ytre spenning.
Det andre er å villede leseren når det kommer til det evige spørsmålet om hvem som har gjort det. Du kan prøve, men du har ikke en sjanse
 

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Determined to prove the innocence of a young man he helped raise, disgraced former cop Harry Hole embarks on an increasingly dangerous investigation linked to Oslo's most virulent street drug.

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