The devil's star [electronic resource] / Jo Nesbø ; translated from the Norwegian by Don Bartlett.
- ISBN: 9780062193964 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 0062193961 (electronic bk.)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (452 p.) : map.
- Edition: 1st Harper pbk. [ed.].
- Publisher: New York : Harper, 2011.
|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.
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