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The devil's star / Jo Nesbø ; translated from the Norwegian by Don Bartlett.

Nesbø, Jo, 1960- (Author). Bartlett, Don. (Translator).

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  • ISBN: 9780062193964 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0062193961 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (452 pages) : map.
  • Edition: 1st Harper pbk. [ed.].
  • Publisher: New York : Harper, 2011.

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General Note:
Originally published: London : Harvill Secker, 2004.
Summary, etc.:
"In the heat of a sweltering Oslo summer, a young woman is found murdered in her flat--with one of her fingers cut off and a tiny red star-shaped diamond placed under her eyelid. An off-the-rails alcoholic barely holding on to his job, Detective Harry Hole is assigned the case with Tom Waaler, a hated colleague who Harry believes is responsible for the murder of his partner. When another woman is reported missing five days later, and her severed finger turns up adorned with a red star-shaped diamond ring, Harry fears a serial killer is at work. But Hole's determination to capture a fiend and to expose Waaler's crimes is leading him into shadowy places where both investigations merge in unexpected ways, forcing him to make difficult decisions about a future he may not live to see." --from back cover.
Source of Description Note:
Description based on print version record.
Subject: Hole, Harry (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Murder > Fiction.
Oslo (Norway) > Fiction.
Mystery & Detective.
Genre: Mystery fiction.
Electronic books.

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