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 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.
Nemesis was awarded with the William Nygaard Bursary 2002. It was a finalist for the 2010 Edgar Award for Best Novel and for the 2010 Macavity Award for Best Mystery Novel.
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OVER 9 MILLION BOOKS SOLD WORLDWIDE How do you catch a killer when you're the number one suspect? A man is caught on CCTV, shooting dead a cashier at a bank. Detective Harry Hole begins his investigation, but after dinner with an old flame wakes up with no memory of the past 12 hours. Then the girl is found dead in mysterious circumstances and he beings to receive threatening emails: is someone trying to frame him for her death? As Harry fights to clear his name, the bank robberies continue with unparalleled savagery...Review:
`a superb novel. Intricate, truly gripping plot...elegant simplicity. Bravo! - as they say in Norway' -- Evening Standard
`An absolute blinder of a book' -- Daily Sport
`reads incredibly nimbly ... This tale of revenge - with the US bombing of Afghanistan pounding in the grim background - has twists galore, and enough humanity in it to keep it grounded. A master at work'
-- Time Out
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Book Description Harper, 2009. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: "Nesb's storytelling abilities are incomparable. Nemesis is crime novel as art form and great entertainment." USA Today The #1 international bestseller from one of the most celebrated crime writers in Europe, Jo Nesb's extraordinary thriller Nemesis features Norwegian homicide detective Harry Hole, "the next in the long line of great noir crime detectives," (San Diego Union-Tribune) in a case as dark and chilling as an Oslo winter's night. The second Harry Hole novel to be released in Americafollowing the critically acclaimed publication of The RedbirdNemesis is a superb and surprising nail-biter that places Jo Nesb in the company of Lawrence Block, Ian Rankin, Michael Connelly, and other top masters of crime fiction. Nesb has already received the Glass Key Award and the Booksellers' Prize,Norway's most prestigious literary awards. Nemesis is proof that there are certainly more honors in this extraordinary writer's future. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0061655503
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Book Description Harper, 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition... New York: Harper . First edition. First printing. Hardbound. New/New. A pristine unread copy, very fine in all respects. Comes with mylar dust jacket protector. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. Shipped in sturdy box. Smoke-free shop. Purchased new and opened only for author signature. The second novel featuring Oslo police detective Harry Hole to be published in the U.S. after THE REDBREAT (2007). NEMESIS was the winner of the Mads Wiel Nygaards Bursary Award in 2002. NEMESIS was nominated for the Edgar Award 2010 and the Macavity award for best novel in 2010. NEMESIS is part of the Harry Hole series, which follows Harry Hole, a tough Oslo detective. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 0310MF-5