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Jo Nesbø on His Novel The Snowman

Friday, August 26, 2011

Norwegian crime writer Jo Nesbø talks about his latest novel, The Snowman. It’s the seventh book in his Harry Hole series, about a Norwegian detective. In this story, he’s investigating crimes that appear to be by Norway’s first serial killer.

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Comments [5]

Nancy Rimmer from Isle of Wight, England

I've read all Jo Nesbo's books since the beginning of 2011. I'm in love with Harry Hole, so it is a shame that Jo's new book doesn't include him. I prefer these books to Stieg Larsson's. I read The Leopard first and almost didn't, as the metal torture ball was so gruesome. I like the fact that the plots are complicated and you just have to keep reading to see what is going to happen next.

Aug. 27 2011 05:07 PM
Judi Romaine from Bloomington, Indiana USA

I am reading the book right now - so far so good. Being a Stieg Larsson addict, like 60 million around the world, it sounds Mr. Nesbo does not appreciate the comparison and I don't see much to compare myself. I like the writing so far, perhaps better than Stieg's. But I am hoping it catches hold of me like Millenium Trilogy did. Good luck to Mr. Nesbo. (I agree completely with the Dan Brown comment as I could not get past the writing problems myself with those books).

Aug. 27 2011 07:51 AM
Willow from Northern Canada

Go JO!!!!! Excellent writer!

Aug. 26 2011 08:07 PM
Denton Ebel

I purchased Jo's newest book 'The Leopard', in England and in English translation, just two weeks ago. Great read! Perhaps even better than The Snowman. I anticipate a next novel set to a greater degree in Hong Kong. I enjoyed the previous 3 novels as well. Thanks.

Aug. 26 2011 01:02 PM
Lois from Harlem

I have spent a cool summer in New York City by retreating to Norway whenever I could to follow Harry Hole. I've read everything available so far and now I want more, more, more! Thanks Jo

Aug. 26 2011 12:47 PM

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