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The Redbreast: A Harry Hole Thriller, Book 3 Audiobook

The Redbreast: A Harry Hole Thriller, Book 3

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Publisher's Summary

Harry Hole, drunkard, loner and brilliant detective is reassigned to surveillance after a high profile mistake. He’s bored by his new job until a report of a rare and unusual gun being fired sparks his interest because of its possible links to Neo Nazi activity. Then a former soldier is found with his throat cut. Next Harry’s former partner is murdered. Why had she been trying to reach Harry on the night her head was smashed in? The investigation leads Harry to suspect that the crimes have their roots in the battlefields of Eastern Front during WWII. In a quest that takes him to South Africa and Vienna, Harry finds himself perpetually one step behind the killer. He will be both winner and loser by the novel's nail-biting conclusion.

The Redbreast. He’s your judge, jury and executioner…And he must be stopped.

©2006 Jo Nesbo (P)2011 Random House Audiobooks

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  • Gabrielle Harvey-Jones
    7/31/16
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    "Superb - as usual!"

    Great writing, intricate and intelligent plotting - all in all, very involving story - superbly read by Sean Barrett! What more can I say!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • D
    7/20/16
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    "Good story. Alot of characters though "

    Good performance. Lots of characters. I was a bit lost a couple of times. Good fun though.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Steven M
    Glasgow
    7/8/16
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    "Gave up"

    Struggled with this one along with the second one. As much as I was gripped by the first Harry Hole book, I just found myself thinking, "who cares?" With this book. Didn't really know what was going on or why. Gave up 3/4 of the way through. One positive though is the excellent Sean Barrett at narrating, he's always good.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • MichelleC
    6/23/16
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    "Harry Hole never fails to entertain"

    I loved the switch between present and past, I didn't know much about Norway in world war 2 so I found that very interesting

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • mollyeyre
    Leicestershire UK
    6/5/16
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    "Excellent"

    I like the way that Jo Nesbo writes, though I do find his stories a trifle complex, meaning I often have to rewind a little if I am multi tasking. The characters are good and the book is well written and thought provoking.
    I did find one thing a bit odd and unfinished though - cannot give too much detail as that would spoil it, but one person was shown to have criminal actions - but was not brought to book. Maybe left for another in the series?

    Worth reading overall

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Mrs B.
    11/25/15
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    "Complicated"

    I really struggled to follow the plot in this Nesbo novel. It may have been because I couldn't visualise the character names and thus lost track of who was who. I did however find aspects gripping but needed to clear up the character names.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • anna
    10/4/15
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    "Hum not the best"

    Not the best nesbo has done takes a while to get going. I couldn't Finnish it

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Minna Perälä
    Finland
    7/24/15
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    "Masterpiece"
    Would you listen to The Redbreast: A Harry Hole Thriller, Book 3 again? Why?

    I would listen to this book again despite it being a thriller/detective story. The war background story was so well written that it made me a Nesbø fan.


    What other book might you compare The Redbreast: A Harry Hole Thriller, Book 3 to, and why?

    I like Jussi Adler Olsen's Q series and I think the first of the series, Mercy, has a lot of similar things than The Redbreast although the stories are nothing alike.


    Have you listened to any of Sean Barrett’s other performances? How does this one compare?

    I've listened to a few other Jo Nesbø books read by Sean Barrett. The reading is equally good in all of them.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes, definitely, it is a book I would have wanted to listed to in one sitting. I didn't but I would have wanted to.


    Any additional comments?

    I've read/listened to the first five Harry Hole books by Jo Nesbø so far and I think it's the best of the them. The Redbreast was such a pleasure to listen to after disappointing #1 and #2 books in Harry Hole series.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • eamon hartnett
    7/8/15
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    "Another Classic!!"

    Brilliant novel, it's one you can't wait to listen to every time. It's very well written and brilliantly narrated yet again!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Joe
    YORK, United Kingdom
    5/3/15
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    "Another classic Hole book!"

    Probably on a par with Police for complexity, which I like, though I definitely understood what happened a bit more on the second listen. Excellent story telling and excellent narration!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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