`An ingenious, bizarre and exceptional serial-killer investigation ... as riveting as The Silence of the Lambs'.
--The Sunday Times
'Clearly, someone very disturbed but brilliantly clever is at work here, pitting himself against the very best cop in Norway' --Daily Mail
'A must-read for Stieg Larsson fans, this pacey crime thriller blends enthralling storytelling with an insightful take on controversial issues' --Grazia
`...must-read for Stieg Larsson fans, this pacey crime thriller blends enthralling storytelling with an insightful take on controversial issues'
'Everything zips along, with some excellent red herrings in a tight plot...Nesbo keeps you turning the pages...'
"[I'm] adding Jo Nesbo to my pile of crime writers who deserve serious reading attention." --Scott Pack, 'Me and My Big Mouth'
`Norway's mighty Jo Nesbo conjures up such a gripping sense of terror in The Snowman...that his tale of a perverted serial killer with a penchant for the titular figures leaves your wits scrambled' --Metro, December 13, 2010
'The fact that he is able to combine the urgency of the best storytellers with a keen and intelligent engagement with social issues may well be the reason why Nesbø is shaping up to be the next big name in Scandinavian crime fiction' --Harrogate International Festivals, December 6, 2010
"fans of Stieg Larsson will love this psychological thriller set in snowy Oslo" --Lighter Life, January 7, 2011
Strictly Come Dancing judge Bruno Tonioli picks The Snowman as his holiday read: `My big book discovery this time was The Snowman by Jo Nesbo - it's about a Norwegian detective who has to investigate a series of gruesome murders. What could be better for holiday entertainment.' --Mail on Sunday
The first snowfall in Oslo brings a series of gruesome murders, and Harry Hole is pitted against a brutal killer who will drive him to the edge.
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