The Redbreast


Product Details

Harper Perennial
Publish Date
5.4 X 8.1 X 0.98 inches | 0.93 pounds

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About the Author

Jo Nesbø is the most successful Norwegian author of all time. He has sold more than 19 million books, which are published in forty-seven different languages globally, and he is widely recognized as one of Europe's foremost crime writers. The author of crime fiction and short stories, the Doctor Proctor adventures are his first children's books.


"Paced to grip and twiddle with your insides, this is a fine thriller."--Sunday Sport
"An elegant and complex thriller . . . Ingenious design. . . . Harrowingly beautiful scenes."--New York Times Book Review
"Reading THE REDBREAST is like watching a hit movie. Author Jo Nesbo's scenes are so vivid that you can imagine them playing across the big screen. The pacing is swift. The plot is precise and intricate. The characters are intriguing."--USA Today
"Exciting, witty, melancholy and thought-provoking."--Daily Telegraph (London)
"Original...demands concentration but it's worth the effort."--Literary Review
"Certainly ranks with the best of current American crime fiction."--Washington Post Book World
"[A] bold, ambitious thriller."--Kirkus Reviews
"Reading The RedBreast is like watching a hit movie.... The pacing is swift. The plot is precise and intricate.... The Redbreast is surprisingly witty at times and often grim. But it's always smart."--USA Today
"Shifting effortlessly between the last days of WWII on the Eastern front and modern day Oslo, Norwegian Nesbø spins a complex tale of murder, revenge and betrayal. . . . Perfectly paced and painfully suspenseful."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)