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The Leopard: A Harry Hole Novel (8) (Harry Hole Series #8) (Paperback)

The Leopard: A Harry Hole Novel (8) (Harry Hole Series #8) By Jo Nesbo, Don Bartlett (Translated by) Cover Image
By Jo Nesbo, Don Bartlett (Translated by)
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INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER • “Meaty, gripping, full of tantalizing twists” (Associated Press), this installment of the international bestselling series brings Inspector Harry Hole back from Hong Kong hot on the trail of a serial killer.

Inspector Harry Hole has retreated to Hong Kong, escaping the trauma of his last case in squalid opium dens, when two young women are found dead in Oslo, both drowned in their own blood. Media coverage quickly reaches a fever pitch. There are no clues, the police investigation is stalled, and Harry—the one man who might be able to help—can’t be found. After he returns to Oslo, the killer strikes again, Harry’s instincts take over, and nothing can keep him from the investigation, though there is little to go on. Worse, he will soon come to understand that he is dealing with a psychopath who will put him to the test, both professionally and personally, as never before.

Don't miss Jo Nesbo's latest Harry Hole novel, Killing Moon!

About the Author

JO NESBØ’s books, translated into forty languages, have sold more than eight million copies worldwide. His previous Harry Hole novels include The Redbreast, Nemesis, The Devil’s Star, and The Snowman, and he is the author of Headhunters and several children’s books. He has received the Glass Key Award for best Nordic crime novel. He is also a musician, songwriter, and economist and lives in Oslo.

Praise For…

A Booklist Best Crime Novel 

"Maddeningly addictive." —Vanity Fair

“Meaty, gripping, full of tantalizing twists.” —Associated Press

“A true page-turner, and a worthy sequel to The Snowman.” —Newark Star-Ledger

The Leopard rewards you with a finale as unexpected and thought-provoking as any in recent mystery-fiction memory.” —San Francisco Chronicle

“A cracking good thriller.... Immerse yourself and enjoy the ride.” —The Guardian (London)

“The action in The Leopard sweeps from a volcano in Africa to the remotest snow-covered mountains of Norway, but many of the novel’s best parts involve Harry’s silent struggles.... There’s always a twist, always a surprise, always a variation on a theme.” —The Dallas Morning News
“Nesbø also deepens the central mystery at the heart of Harry’s pursuits: which is not so much the truth about himself, but rather, whether he can learn to live with that truth. He is a giant of the Scandinavian mystery.” —The Boston Globe

“Outstanding.... Nesbø moves the action easily from Hong Kong to Norway, with side trips to the Democratic Republic of Congo, without ever losing the plot's sense of urgency.” —Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)

“This one stands up to the ante one more time.... Crime fiction’s most tortured and compelling hero. Alas, no armor exists strong enough to keep Harry from his demons, or the rest of us from Harry.” —Booklist (Starred Review)

“Comparisons with Stieg Larsson have been made, but Nesbø’s plots move quickly, carry more punch, and really do keep you guessing to the final page.” —Daily Mirror
The Leopard’s unflagging narrative tension, breathtaking surprises and many confrontations with half-suspected treachery ... are superb.” —The Independent

Product Details
ISBN: 9780307743183
ISBN-10: 0307743187
Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
Publication Date: June 26th, 2012
Pages: 688
Language: English
Series: Harry Hole Series

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