Category Archives: Jo Nesbø

Review: THE BAT by Jo Nesbø

The latest of Jo Nesbo’s Harry Hole novels to be translated into English is the first one ever released in Norwegian, back in the late 90’s. At least for me this is one of the few occasions where I think … Continue reading

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Review: Headhunters by Jo Nesbo

After a hiccup (I had discarded the book once but you convinced me to give it another go) I thoroughly enjoyed Jo Nesbø’s The Redbreast and bought the rest of the series before I’d even finished the first book. I … Continue reading

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Books of the Month – October 2010

That Was Then I finished another 15 books during October (a couple of reviews still to come). Although I didn’t have any 5-star reads it was a high quality month with nothing rating below a 3. My pick of the … Continue reading

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It’s a wrap on the Scandinavian Reading Challenge

The third reading challenge I have completed this year (or ever for that matter) is the brainchild of the delightful Amy from The Black Sheep Dances who proposed that participants read 6 books from the region that bought us Lego, … Continue reading

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Review: The Redbreast by Jo Nesbø

My final book for Amy’s Scandinavian Reading Challenge is Jo Nesbo’s The Redbreast, set in Norway, which I had abandoned at around page 80 a year or so ago and fairly reluctantly started again only because you all told me … Continue reading

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OK you win (a Scandinavian Reading Challenge update)

The other day I asked you which Jo Nesbo book I should read for the Norway leg of the Scandinavian Reading Challenge and 81% of you said I should give The Redbreast another go despite having abandoned it once before. … Continue reading

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Help needed – which Jo Nesbo book should I read?

For the Scandinavian Reading Challenge I need to read a book set in Norway. I have decided it will be a Jo Nesbo book because (a) they’re set in Norway and (b) everyone says they’re wonderful. I started reading his … Continue reading

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