After Phantom's amazing twist-hanger I was almost delirious with glee and trepidation when I heard the next Harry Hole book Police was coming out. If you like thrillers then this book is for you. He just wrote mildly entertaining novels one notch above mediocre and is the most famous author in the country I live in, so of course I have to read him. All the usual characters - the shady and good - are here and some of them feel like old friends! The Devil’s Star Series. A densely plotted thriller that doesn't disappoint, Police is the tenth book by Norwegian author Jo Nesbo to feature Inspector Harry Hole. A wonderful read - many hours entertainment for a few quid, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 29, 2017. None of the old cases were ever solved. But at the same time, I think the self-destructive loner cop/detective is such a cliche, so I really wanted Harry to having something positive, something real and true because I also think that's the reality for many people dealing with these types of issues. It will be translated before long. There are plots and sub-plots that twist and turn throughout the book, frights, heartbreaking deaths amid some unexpected happiness, new and memorable characters and the return of familiar faces who have become like family. What is it about Scandinavian thriller writers? It very soon became very clear to me, however, that if Nesbø writes this well, he can use as many pages as he wants to, as far as I'm concerned (or... almost, anyway). Having upped the ante with the previous novel in the Harry Hole series, the author goes for broke here. It very soon became very clear to me, however, that if Nesbø writes this well, he can use as many pages as he wants to, as far as I'm concerned (or... almost, anyway). Leaderless now, with Hole's seat empty, the team tries to piece things together, with little success. I have read all but The Bat and Cockroaches from this series, but I don't know whether or not my guts have ever been so twisted while reading any Nesbø novel prior to this one. Another Harry Hole story. by Jo Nesbø ; translated by Don Bartlett ‧ RELEASE DATE: Oct. 15, 2013. Police by Jo Nesbo - book #10 in the Inspector Harry Hole Norwegian crime thriller series, 2013, original title Politi, 2013 When a number of police officers are murdered after returned to crime scenes of previously unsolved cases, there's a struggle between the Squad and Kripos (the national police organisation) as to who will handle things. The Norwegian crime novelist Jo Nesbo is famous for his series of best-selling books featuring the detective Harry Hole. He built the whole story plot very nicely. Meet the Authors of Summer’s Hottest Mysteries. “Police is a fast-paced crime novel with a great deal of exhilaration and suspense…. I simply could not put it down. But like Lazarus he survived. Newly-appointed Chief of Police, Mikael Bellman, defers to the national authorities, though does permit a loose collection of Squad members to run a covert investigation. The killings are extremely brutal and bestial. I have read my way through the Harry Hole series. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. When the same thing happens to two other officers in a matter of months the pattern is as clear as it is terrifying. As Sonny Mehta said he might become a phenomenon if he is not one already. The reactions of Harry, Rakel and Oleg during the wedding scene felt very genuine, so I was happy to read that. Harry is lecturing for the Norwegian Police Service but becomes involved with the usual cast of characters as a consultant in an investigation of brutal killings of police officers. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. This story was quite complex with past murders linked to a revenge spree in the present day and it certainly helps to have read all the previous books as part of this story links to the last book The Phantom. The Hole series can be read out of order - in fact my first one was no 4 Nemesis - but this book is almost Phantom part 2, so read that first (I had to go back and re-read the last few pages). I think it's the best one yet. Interesting plot line marred by too much gimmickry and manipulation. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on January 25, 2015. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. At last, he thought. Book Review VOLUME 3, ISSUE 7. Police is #10 in Nesbø's wonderful Harry Hole series, and by golly, it's a winner. Nesbø brings the Harry Hole series to a close with a thriller that keeps readers focussed until the final sentence. It’s tempting to think so. *draws a blank* I am particularly surprised at how impressed I am because I wasn't really a Jo Nesbø fan. Police By Jo Nesbo (PDF/READ) Police: A Harry Hole Novel By Jo Nesbo **Inspector Harry Hole investigates a serial killer targeting Oslo s police officers in this installment of Jo Nesbø s *New York Times* bestselling series. None of the old cases were ever solved. Please try your request again later. The main characters of this mystery, crime story are , . Oslo is haunted by a serial killer but not just any serial killer, this one is killing police. All I can say is that the narrative didn't begin as I anticipated at all, even though it follows on from the events in the last book, The Leopard, and it’s this defying of expectations that sets the standard and pace for the rest of the tale. Free download or read online Police pdf (ePUB) (Harry Hole Series) book. With a Cop Killer on the loose, other storylines also ramp up, leaving the reader to split their interest along a few developing narratives. Nesbo spends most of the book playing mind tricks on the reader and even in the last chapter he gives things a little twist that has you sitting on the edge of your seat. Its hard to say more without giving the game away. Despite the Snowman, the Leopard, Phantom and the rest, I think this just might be the best Harry Hole thriller yet. Richard Lipez reviews Jo Nesbo’s newest novel ... suspenseful bundle of Norwegian noir by Jo Nesbo, the author of the esteemed Harry Hole police detective series. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. When a police officer is found murdered at the scene of an old unsolved murder case that he was involved in investigating, it can hardly be a coincidence. All I can say is that the narrative didn't begin as I anticipated at all, even though it follows on from the events in the last book, The Leopard, and it’s this defying of expectations that sets the standard and pace for the rest of the tale. I know I am a sucker for a Harry Hole book but this one has to be the best yet. He is one of the most popular published Scandinavian authors, along with names like Stieg Larsson, Kurt Wallander, and Henning Mankell, among others. When the same thing happens to two other officers in a matter of months the pattern is as clear as it is terrifying. This is not the best book of the series IMO as I felt it started really slowly with the usual JN attention to detail. I know I am a sucker for a Harry Hole book but this one has to be the best yet. I particularly like Beate Lonn and there’s a shocker in this novel as JN is inclined to do. Until it swallowed him up and swept him into a cooling, painless nothing. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. ...........Ed. *draws a blank* I am particularly surprised at how impressed I am because I wasn't really a Jo Nesbø fan. Macbeth is a fantastic novel, one that we count as being perhaps the best Nesbo novel out of all the Jo Nesbo book reviews. [The recoil made the barrel jump and the third bullet hit him in the head. 4* out of 5. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. Alibis preclude an easy arrest and the Squad is forced to return to the drawing board, with little to show for their work. by Knopf. Ugh. Beneath him, darkness. Start by marking “Police (Harry Hole, #10)” as Want to Read: Error rating book. Please try again. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 31, 2018. As Hole is wont to do, he finds a thread and pulls, which causes everything to unravel to its bare basics and offers new insights that the Squad had not seen beforehand. Until it swallowed him up and swept him into a cooling, painless nothing. [ Trul's remarkable recovery from essentially having his head and face smashed to bits. [ actually consider raping someone. Sometimes it’s hard to tell them apart. Please try again. Jo Nesbo is one of the world’s bestselling crime writers, with The Leopard, Phantom, Police, The Son, The Thirst and Knife all topping the Sunday Times bestseller charts. Rarely give out 5 stars but this is a no brainer. There was a problem loading your book clubs. His brilliant insights and dedication to his job have saved countless lives over the years. There are more things I would like to say but at the same time I do not want to give anything away that might spoil other people's enjoyment. Inspector Harry Hole investigates a serial killer targeting Oslo’s police officers in this installment of Jo Nesbø’s New York Times bestselling series. That's been a contest during my August reading, but sorry Mr Child, Jo Nesbo has blown you out of the water. Over the years, the author sold over 40 million copies of his book around the world, with his novels being translated into 50 languages. In Police - the last novel featuring Jo Nesbø's hard-bitten, maverick Oslo detective - a killer wreaking revenge on the police had Harry Hole fighting for the safety of the people closest to him. There were no excessive attempts to make the story longer. Phant. The victims, by and large, are officers who were associated with the investigation of unsolved murders. If you are a fan of Nesbo, Police will not dismay. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. The suspense tempted me so many times to turn to the end, but to my credit, I didn't cheat. So the final book (or so I thought!) Harry has taken on a new life but the latest series of murders, all involving police officers is proving hard to solve. Is it just that they’ve got nothing better to do on all those cold nights than dream up more and more diabolical means to mislead readers? You can read this before Police (Harry Hole, #10) PDF EPUB full Download at the bottom. Norway’s ambassador to Thailand is found lying dead with a knife in his back in a Bangkok brothel. Is it just that they’ve got nothing better to do on all those cold nights than dream up more and more diabolical means to mislead readers? I've been lucky enough to receive a preview copy of Police, the new Harry Hole story, and its a five star, no if's or but's. I like to read a series in order and was frustrated by the constant reference to Australia in the first ones that I read (from Redeemer). I've been lucky enough to receive a preview copy of Police, the new Harry Hole story, and its a five star, no if's or but's. "Police", Jo Nesbo's 10th Harry Hole book, takes the series and the genre itself, to a whole new level of non-formulaic excellence and establishes him on the cutting edge. Of all Winslow’s books, the so-called Winslow’s Malone novels among the most popular Don Winslow books ever. As P. This is such a hard book to review because even the smallest detail about the content - the way the story unfolds (which can be very persuasive in a review) - runs the risk of spoiling what is an absolute cracker of an addition to the Harry Hole canon. Inspector Harry Hole investigates a serial killer targeting Oslo’s police officers in this installment of Jo Nesbø’s New York Times bestselling series. Police (Norwegian: Politi, 2013) is a crime novel by Norwegian novelist Jo Nesbø. Brilliant work, told in such a way that no Nesbø fan could complain. Reviewing a book I read in Swedish by a Norwegian author in English feels silly, but I'm doing it anyway. Still, a very good read. Many twists & turns, great writing and the atmosphere of gloomy Norway well-painted. Knife: A New Harry Hole Novel (Harry Hole Series), The Thirst: A Harry Hole Novel (Harry Hole Series), Phantom: A Harry Hole Novel (9) (Harry Hole Series), The Leopard: A Harry Hole Novel (8) (Harry Hole Series), The Redeemer: A Harry Hole Novel (6) (Harry Hole Series), The Devil's Star: A Harry Hole Novel (Harry Hole Series, 5), “A dizzyingly taut feat of storytelling.”—, Jo Nesbø’s books have been translated into forty-seven languages. At the bottom no skim-reading fast-paced crime novel your Goodreads account of action that never seems to end territory! 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