Sonny's on the run. Sonny is a model prisoner. He listens to the confessions of other inmates, and absolves them of their sins. He's been lied to his whole life. But then one prisoner’s confession changes everything. He knows something about Sonny’s disgraced father. Sonny wants revenge. He needs to break out of prison and make those responsible pay for their crimes. Whatever the cost.
©2014 Jo Nesbo. English translation copyright © Charlotte Barslund 2014. (P)2014 Isis Publishing Ltd, Random House Audiobooks
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"No Harry but still a great listen"
First non Harry Hole book I've listened to having listened all of them now.
Not disappointed with this one at all. Good plot, great characters and as ever great narration from Sean Barrett.
Hope all the rest of the non Harry Hole books are as good as this.
Definitely, I don't read print books, prefer to be read to. Narrated by Sean Barrett, what more could you ask for.
Very difficult to choose, as I have thoroughly enjoyed listening all Jo Nesbo audio books.
Yes many, I always look to see if the book I am choosing is narrated by Sean Barrett. (He is definitely my favourite narrator).
Yes, but unfortunately it was not possible, had to listen at intervals, but I couldn't wait to get back to it.
I thoroughly enjoy being a member of Audible. Lots of audible books to choose from and so easy to use the site.
"Gripping to the last minute"
First class story and the skill of the reader is truly extraordinary. I enjoyed this book immensely having closed many others by the end of the second chapter.
As ever Nesbo's twists and turns are breathtaking. As good as Police. Sean Barrett is superb, my favourite reader.
"He's done it again!"
After reading headhunters and the Harry Hole series I was optimistic but wondered if Jo Nesbo could write another great thriller......and he has.
"Excellent story and well narrated!!"
A true thriller with all the necessary twists and turns and a sting in the tail, I thoroughly recommend it.
"Wow! What a story!"
I listened enthralled.
Having finished the book I sat in silence and thought about it.
Then I wondered what I could possible listen to next to match it.
Then I had a brainwave... I listened to it all over again. I was equally enthralled on the second listen ending and picked up some the detail I'd missed first time round. Well worth a second listen.
My only problem? What do I listen to now?!!
Excellent story with believable characters and plot line. Sonny remains a sympathetic hero. Great read another Nesbo classic. More please
"Jo Nesbo: a writer at the top of his game"
If it is possible to describe a writer who uses minimalist description, short declarative sentences, adjectives that he leaves out so they germinate in ones imagination and the exquisite plotting of the tightest possible thriller as literary then Jo Nesbo has achieved that accolade. Few have achieved it and fewer still more than once in their own canon. Hemingway did, certainly in For Whom The Bell Tolls. Le Carré has done so in the Karla Trilogy featuring George Smiley and again in A Perfect Spy. No doubt a few others have who I have not read but it is a very rare gift. Nesbo has caused me to become very fond of his great creation Harry Hole and I miss Harry. This is a book without Harry and though the Harry Hole novels are old friends and all of them great works The Son for me has surpassed even them. It is brilliant from the opening sentence to the very last word.
Great book ,I normally read biographies but I saw this advertised on tv, so glad I got it, and probably the best read book I have had fro Audible.
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