By Jo Nesbø
1944: Daniel, a soldier, mythical one of the Norwegians battling the improvement of Bolshevism at the Russian entrance, is killed. years later, a wounded soldier wakes up in a Vienna health facility. He turns into concerned with a tender nurse, the results of with the intention to ripple ahead to the flip of the subsequent century.
1999: Harry gap, on my own back after having prompted a humiliation within the line of responsibility, has been promoted to inspector and is lumbered with surveillance tasks. he's assigned the duty of tracking neo-Nazi actions; rather mundane till a record of a unprecedented and weird gun being fired sparks his curiosity. Ellen Gjelten, his companion, makes a startling discovery. Then a former soldier is located together with his throat minimize. In a quest that takes him to South Africa and Vienna, Harry reveals himself eternally one step at the back of the killer. he'll be either winner and loser via the novel’s nail-biting conclusion.
The Redbreast won the Glass Key prize for the simplest Nordic crime novel while it used to be first released, and was once to that end voted Norway’s top crime novel. The Devil’s Star, Nesbø’s first novel that includes Harry gap to be translated into English, marked Nesbø as a author to monitor within the ever extra trendy global of Nordic crime.