By Jo Nesbø
Harry gap returns--or does he?--in a terrifyingly paced, vertiginous new curler coaster of a mystery through the the world over best-selling writer of The Snowman and The Redeemer, "the king of Scandinavian crime fiction" (Kirkus).
The police urgently want Harry gap . . . A killer is stalking Oslo's streets. cops are being slain on the scenes of crimes they as soon as investigated yet didn't clear up. The murders are brutal, the media response hysterical.
yet this time, Harry can't support . . . For years, detective Harry gap has been on the middle of each significant legal research in Oslo. His commitment to his activity and his great insights have stored the lives of numerous humans. yet now, with these he loves so much dealing with bad possibility, Harry isn't able to guard anyone.
Least of all himself . . .
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