â€śAn elegant and complex thrillerâ€¦.Harrowingly beautiful.â€ťâ€”New York Times Book Reviewâ€śA hugely impressive achievementâ€”ambitious in scope, and skilled in execution.â€ťâ€”Los Angeles Timesâ€śThe Redbreast certainly ranks with the best of current American crime fiction.â€ťâ€”Washington PostNo disrespect meant to Henning Mankell and Stieg Larsson, but Jo NesbĂ¸, the New York Times bestselling author of The Snowman, is the most exciting Scandinavian thriller writer in the crime fiction business. The Redbreast is a fabulous introduction to NesbĂ¸â€™s tough-as-nails series protagonist, Oslo police detective Harry Hole. A brilliant and epic novel, breathtaking in its scope and designâ€”winner of The Glass Key for best Nordic crime novel and selected as the best Norwegian crime novel ever written by members of Norwayâ€™s book clubsâ€”The Redbreast is a chilling tale of murder and betrayal that ranges from the battlefields of World War Two to the streets of modern-day Oslo. Follow Hole as he races to stop a killer and disarm a ticking time-bomb from his nationâ€™s shadowy past. Vogue magazine says that â€śnobody can delve into the dark, twisted mind of a murderer better than a Scandinavian thriller writerâ€ťâ€¦and nobody does it better than Jo NesbĂ¸! James Patterson fans should also take note.