Moving forward with my Jo Nesbo reading, it is time for the fourth book in the Harry Hole series:
One more book with Harry Holle as the protagonist. This book is a masterpiece. We begin knowing one of the masterminds. But, as we go on hunting the truth, the revelations keep coming. Two cases that look nothing alike, yet are connected by the thinnest of threads.
Beautifully orchestrated with an amazing plot full of action and reveals that leaves you breathless, even after everything (you think) has been discovered. Of course, some of that may have to do with the book being titled Nemesis, and presenting this as a story that has to do with Justice being served. Obviously, a sense of Justice is subjective, and that adds to both how crimes are committed and the punishment of them.
“With regard to power, women don’t have the vanity men have. They don’t need to make power visible, they only want the power to give them the other things they want. Security. Food. Enjoyment. Revenge. Peace. They are rational, power-seeking planners, who think beyond the battle, beyond the victory celebrations. And because they have an inborn capacity to see weakness in their victims, they know instinctively when and how to strike. And when to stop. You can’t learn that…”
This book is definitely on my list of Jo Nesbo’s best books. Once more, I am in awe.
Author: Jo Nesbø
Series: Harry Hole #4
Also in this series: The Redbreast, The Leopard (Harry Hole, #8)
Genre: Contemporary Crime Fiction, Contemporary Thriller/ Suspense, Suspense
Published by: Harper Perennial
Published on: 6 January, 2009
Audio Length: 13 Hours: 46 minutes
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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 begins 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...