The Leopard (Large Print) : and“With Henning Mankell having written his last Wallander novel and Stieg Larsson no longer with us, I have had to make the decision on whom to confer the title of best current Nordic writer of crime fiction . . . Jo NesbandØ wins.and” and—Marcel Berlins, The Times (U.K.)Two young women are found murdered in Oslo, both drowned in their own blood. Media coverage quickly reaches fever pitch: Could this be the work of a serial killer? and The crime scenes offer no coherent clues, the police investigation is stalled, and the one man who might be able to help doesnand’t want to be found. Traumatized by his last case, Inspector Harry Hole has lost himself in the squalor of Hong Kongand’s opium dens. Yet when he is compelled, at last, to return to Norwayand—his father is dyingand—Harryand’s buried instincts begin to take over. After a female MP is discovered brutally murdered, nothing can keep him from the investigation. and There is little to go on: a piece of rope, a scrap of wool, a bit of gravel, an unexpected connection between the victims. And Harry will soon come to understand that he is dealing with a psychopath for whom and“insanity is a vital retreat,and” someone who will put him to the testand—in both his professional and personal livesand—as never before. and Ruthlessly intelligent and suspenseful, The Leopard is Jo NesbandØand’s most electrifying novel yetand—absolutely gripping from first to last.
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