The thrilling sequel to Nesbo's debut novel The Bat, The Cockroaches sees Harry Hole sent to Bangkok to investigate the murder of the Norwegian ambassador
Jo Nesbo is a musician, songwriter, economist and author. His first crime novel featuring Harry Hole was published in Norway in 1997 and was an instant hit, winning the Glass Key Award for best Nordic crime novel (an accolade shared with Peter Hoeg, Henning Mankell and Stieg Larsson). Never before published in English, Cockroaches is the second novel in the Harry Hole series. Check out www.jonesbo.co.uk.
If you've never read any Jo Nesbo, now is the perfect time to check
out his excellent Harry Hole series * Essentials *
As with the Australian setting of The Bat, Hole's first outing, we're again terra incognita (Asia here); Cockroaches, organised with greater concentration than its predecessor, turns out to be one of Nesbo's most accomplished novels -- Barry Forshaw * Financial Times *
Set to be another sure-fire hit * Sun *
You'll be utterly enthralled * Shortlist *
Beguiling as ever... An absolute treat -- Deirdre O'Brien * Sunday Mirror *