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With his nine internationally acclaimed crime novels featuring Detective Harry Hole, Jo Nesbø has achieved an unparalleled success both in his native country Norway and abroad, winning the hearts of critics, booksellers and readers alike. Hole Utspelar, Nesbo Harry, Mystery Author, Author Jo, Fave Books, Harry Hole, Jo Nesbø, Jo Nesbo, Favorite Author
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In “Pure Evil” (p. 38), Lee Siegel profiles Jo Nesbø, the international best-selling Norwegian crime novelist, and looks at the phenomenon of Scandinavian crime fiction. Since 1997—eight years before Stieg Larsson’s first book was published—Nesbø has written ten novels about the investigations of Inspector Harry Hole, a cynical alcoholic detective in the Oslo police department. The Harry Hole novels have sold twenty-three million copies, in forty languages. “In the crowded field of ...
Jo Nesbo - Love his books. Have been addicted to Swedish crime novels for a while and Nesbo is top of my list.
Knut Hamsun was a Norwegian novelist who won the Noble Prize for literature. Hemingway said that Hamsun "taught me how to write." I read only one of his novels but it left a profound impression. The main character reminded me a lot of my grandfather.
Jo Nesbø (born 29 March 1960) is a Glass Key award winning Norwegian author and musician. As of September 2008 more than 1.5 million copies of his novels have been sold in Norway, and his work has been translated into over 40 languages, selling over 9 million copies (2013).