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Rue Sans-Souci by Jo Nesbo

Rue Sans-Souci (original 2002; edition 2005)

by Jo Nesbo, Alexis Fouillet (Traduction)

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Title:Rue Sans-Souci
Authors:Jo Nesbo
Other authors:Alexis Fouillet (Traduction)
Info:Gaïa (2005), Broché, 504 pages
Collections:Read but unowned

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Nemesis by Jo Nesbo (2002)

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Harry Hole, Nesbo's Oslo police detective, is in trouble again. He is being framed for the murder of an old lover, and he can't remember anything from the night he allegedly killed her. There's also a violent bank robber terrorizing the city, and finding out who is committing these robberies is in the top of the Oslo police department's to-do list. Tense, taut, and believable, I enjoyed every moment of this book. ( )
  ahef1963 | Sep 18, 2015 |
Took three books but Nesbo had nailed it now. ( )
  Xleptodactylous | Apr 7, 2015 |
Mystery, Harry Hole, Fiction/Norwegian/2000s
  betsytacy | Apr 2, 2015 |
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. ( )
  Caryn.Rose | Mar 18, 2015 |
Harry Hole? Not my favorite detective, but I like the books nonetheless. If I could give half stars, I've give him 3.5. ( )
  AntT | Jan 24, 2015 |
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Jo Nesboprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Andersen, Allan HiltonTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Bartlett, DonTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Bartulović, MislavTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Caspi, DanaTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Čuden, DarkoTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Font i Mateu, LaiaTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Fouillet, AlexTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Montes Cano, CarmenTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Olaisen, PerTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Puleo. GiorgioTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Saʻd al-Dīn, MarwānTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Vroom, Annelies deTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Waldekranz, JanNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Captured on closed-circuit television: A man walks into an Oslo bank, puts a gun to a cashier’s head, and tells her to count to twenty-five. When he doesn’t get his money fast enough, he pulls the trigger. The young woman dies—and two million Norwegian kroner disappear without a trace.

After a drunken evening with his former girlfriend, Anna Bethsen, Police Detective Harry Hole wakes up at home with a headache, no cell phone, and no memory of the past twelve hours. That same day, Anna is found shot dead in her bedroom, making Hole a prime suspect in an investigation led by his hated adversary Tom Waaler. Meanwhile, the bank robberies continue with unparalleled savagery, sending rogue detective Hole from the streets of Oslo to steaming Brazil in a race to close two cases and clear his name. But Waaler isn’t finished with his longtime nemesis quite yet.

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Oslo Police Detective Harry Hole is assigned to investigate a series of bank robberies of unparalleled savagery while at the same time absolving himself of the murder of his former girlfriend in a criminal investigation led by his longtime adversary Tom Waaler and Waaler's vigilante police force.… (more)

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