"Nesbo handles the tension with aplomb" --Metro
`... the quality of the writing (and its translation) is so impressive.' -- Literary Review
`... this most ambitious of Nesbo's crime novels banishes any fears that the omniscient serial killer scenario has been exhausted.' -- Independent
`... [Jo Nesbo is the] best current Nordic writer of crime fiction... This is crime writing of the highest order.'
-- The Times
Every now and then, a truly exceptional crime novel comes along, something so gripping that it recalls classics such as The Silence of The Lambs. One of Norway's most successful crime writers, Jo Nesbø has pulled it off with The Snowman... This latest novel to be translated into English establishes him as a writer of rare ingenuity and total confidence... This superb novel... deserves comparison with the first volume of Stieg Larsson's Millennium trilogy. --Sunday Times
"Nesbo gradually tightens the narrative grip until, throughout the last 100 pages, the reader also finds it hard to breathe" --Evening Standard
"...this latest novel to be translated into English establishes him as a writer of rare ingenuity and total confidence..." --Sunday Times
'Nesbø's plotting and pared-back prose style... keeping the reader hooked as he ramps up the action to a gripping climax.'
--The Big Issue
THE SNOWMAN is a complex, intellectually satisfying plot with many twists... Do yourself a favour and read it
"my crime fiction book of the year so far"
`Readers wondering where to turn after finishing Stieg Larsson's Millennium trilogy would be well advised to give Jo Nesbo a try.'