The Snowman

The Snowman

Book - 2016
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"The next thrilling installment in the Harry Hole series. The night the first snow falls a young boy wakes to find his mother gone. He walks through the silent house, but finds only wet footprints on the stairs. In the garden looms a solitary figure: a snowman bathed in cold moonlight, its black eyes glaring up at the bedroom windows. Round its neck is his mother's pink scarf. Inspector Harry Hole is convinced there is a link between the disappearance and a menacing letter he received some months earlier. As Harry and his team delve into unsolved case files, they discover that an alarming number of wives and mothers have gone missing over the years. When a second woman disappears Harry's suspicions are confirmed: he is a pawn in a deadly game. For the first time in his career Harry finds himself confronted with a serial killer operating on his turf, a killer who will drive him to the brink of insanity. A brilliant thriller with a pace that never lets up, The Snowman confirms Jo Nesbø's position as an international star of crime fiction"--
Publisher: [Toronto] :, Seal Books,, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2010
ISBN: 9781400026777
Characteristics: 516 pages ;,19 cm.
Additional Contributors: Bartlett, Don - Translator

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Release: Oct 13, '17. Stars: Rebecca Ferguson, Michael Fassbender, Toby Jones


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ArapahoeKristy Jan 24, 2019

This is the first Jo Nesbo book I've read and I definitely want to read another. This chilling page turner will keep you wanting to read until the end!

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bresummers
Dec 11, 2018

number 7

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empbee
Aug 16, 2018

One of the best. Not one boring line.

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SF_READER
Jun 05, 2018

This is book 7 of the Harry Hole (pronounced as Hoe-lay) series by Jo Nesbo.

Fast-paced book and a very good read.

Movie adaptation was made but movie was a poor adaptation .

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jazpur
Dec 10, 2017

Having read most of Jo Nesbo's books, I was glad to catch up with this one.The twists, the turns and all the gruesome details were there as Harry Hole unravels the case with links to the past.

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KyHen
Dec 05, 2017

I've never read any Jo Nesbo novels until I picked this one up. I enjoyed the book, however, there were lots of characters that made it a little difficult to follow, but otherwise it was an enjoyable suspense/thriller novel. I don't know if the translation was perfectly on par (it never really is), but again, it was fun following along attempting to crack the case of who is "The Snowman" (?).

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catman_3
Nov 12, 2017

This book had so many characters it was hard to keep up. Also, the author would go from one to another events in same paragraph.

VaughanPLAlexK Dec 19, 2016

My first Jo Nesbo novel, but not my last. If you like murder mysteries, give this one a try.

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dveronda
Jul 06, 2016

Nesbo is a great writer, I found out after reading I think his third Harry Hole novel that I should start from the beginning and that is what I did.
One novel leads to another with characters going from one book to another.
It's been fun, Nesbo has been good, I would highly recommend the Harry Hole books.
They will keep you going for weeks, it's like 8-9 books intertwined.
A very good read, Nesbo's Harrry Hole novels.

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wilbertjack
Mar 29, 2016

The end of this book was ridiculous. I enjoy the Harry Hole series. This one just got silly at the end.

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