His first crime novel featuring harry hole was published in norway in 1997 and was an instant hit, winning the glass key award for best nordic crime novel an accolade shared with peter hoeg, henning mankell and stieg larsson. In 1998 jo moved to bangkok for a while, where he worked on his second novel called cockroaches. Bubble in the bathtub doctor proctors fart powder by nesbo, jo and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Besides his crime fiction, he also writes the childrens book series doctor proctor. Wed love you to buy this book, and hope you find this page convenient in locating a place of purchase. Set in the 1970s in a rundown, rainy industrial town, jo nesbos macbeth centers around a police force struggling to shed an incessant drug problem. Police harry hole 10 by jo nesbo 9780099570097 paperback. Welcome to the official jo nesbo fan page run by his english language publishers across the globe.
Jo nesbo is one of the worlds bestselling crime writers, with the leopard, phantom, police, the son, the thirst and knife all topping the sunday times bestseller charts. Detective harry hole embarrassed the force, and for his blunders hes been reassigned to mundane surveillance tasks. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. But, he is a brilliant detective in the oslo police force who will do whatever it takes to crack a case, at whatever cost to himself. Duncan, chief of police, is idealistic and visionary, a dream to the townspeople but a nightmare for criminals.
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