Grainy CCTV footage shows a man walking into a bank and putting a gun to a cashier's head. He tells her to count to twenty-five. When he doesn't get his money in time, she is executed. Detective Harry Hole is assigned to the case. While Harry's girlfriend is away in Russia, an old flame gets in touch. He goes to dinner at her house and wakes up at ...Read MoreGrainy CCTV footage shows a man walking into a bank and putting a gun to a cashier's head. He tells her to count to twenty-five. When he doesn't get his money in time, she is executed. Detective Harry Hole is assigned to the case. While Harry's girlfriend is away in Russia, an old flame gets in touch. He goes to dinner at her house and wakes up at home with no memory of the past twelve hours. The same morning the girl is found shot dead in her bed. Harry begins to receive threatening e-mails. Is someone trying to frame him for this unexplained death? Meanwhile, the bank robberies continue with unparalleled savagery. Gripping and surprising, "The House of Pain" is the new thriller by the one of the biggest stars of Scandinavian crime fiction.Read Less
Ex Library book with usual stamps and stickers. Minor Shelfwear. A few small marks to the page edges. Good condition book. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day.
Near Fine in As New jacket. Book. Signed by Author(s) First UK Edition, First Printing. This true first edition, first printing (first impression) with the number "1" to the copyright page to indicate a true first print in a as new Dust Jacket. Exceptionally uncommon. Signed and Dated by Joe Nesbo to the title page [Jo Nesbo 16.9.13]
Fair. A readable copy of the book which may include some defects such as highlighting and notes. Cover and pages may be creased and show discolouration. Mass market (rack) paperback. Glued binding. 501 p. Contains: Maps.
I've read a great deal of crime fiction. This is the best new author I've come across in years. I really could not put the book down, reading way past my bedtime and at every possible moment I could find. Inspector Harry Hole is a fascinating character who will appeal to fans of Ian Rankin's John Rebus.
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