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Redemption cannot come from revenge and revenge is never ours to take. But alarmingly in the end, Hole chose to close his eyes and walked away in the face of the mercenary Croatian assassin the frelseren, a misnomer term as I had explained with the finger on the trigger on his assassination target, the other assassin. But will read another Nesbo. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, redefmer engage customers.
Frelseren (Harry Hole, #6) by Jo Nesbø
Part of the confession includes that it was Jon Karlsen, not Stankic, who fatally wounded Halvorsen. The Snowman Harry Hole Series. For Hole fans and for Nordic noir aficionados. Not long ago, a mad fascist Norwegian mass murdered 77 lives.
The Redeemer by Jo Nesbo
I read up on the Croatian-Serbian war and the Salvation army as background research before launching into the book. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.
The seemingly random publishing schedule for the Harry Hole novels have forced readers to experience the series out of chronological order; some of us like to read a series in order! Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. The salvation army setting was interesting. This sixth Harrry outing made me contemplate the moral issues of redemption and revenge, which to me are light years apart in the measure of virtue or righteousness. Oct 25, Minutes.
Fast forward a dozen years and the “Little Redeemer” – now a hitman for hire – goes to Norway and kills Robert Karlsen, a respected young m As the story opens, it’s and the year-old daughter of a high official in the Norwegian Salvation Army is raped by someone she knows.
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And the slash through the “o’s” Shots ring out at a Salvation Army Christmas concert in Oslo, leaving one of the singers dead in the street. In case you haven’t already been saved by Jo Nesbo, it’s high time you were. The deeply flawed Hole is his familiar self: Knowing the answer will illuminate me on Harry Hole’s condition morally. Jon Karlsen has a girlfriend but is also involved with a married woman whose husband wants to purchase Salvation Army properties.
Wonderful The plot twists are mesmerising – I was wrong footed on so many occasions. Jo Nesbo loves to include lots of misdirection and unexpected twists in his books, and he outdoes himself here.
An assassin forged in the war-torn region has been brought to Oslo to settle an old debt. I am hoping some of you out there understand what I am saying about good confusion vs. Knowing the answer will illuminate me on Harry Hole’s condition morally.
We are put into the mind of an assassin who executes a member of the Salvation Army on a public street in Oslo. Share your thoughts with other customers. Leave jp Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here You’ll just have to read the novels to find out more. Not only is this book the only one missing from this series at my local library, but it is also missing from the libraries in nearby counties as well as in e-book downloads.
The Redeemer highlights that situations are not always what they seem on the surface. As a matter of fact, I enjoyed it more than the first one I read, The Redbreast. Fast forward a dozen years neebo the “Little Mesbo – now a hitman for hire – goes to Norway and kills Robert Karlsen, reddemer respected young member of the Norwegian Salvation Army. I was not satisfied with the police procedural aspects of the novel.
Not grossly wrought, just a mysterious background to the events in the story 12 years later.
I’m done with Nesbo for now. The title “Frelseren” Norwegian for Refeemer is very appropriate because many of the characters were also important characters in the Salvation army top echelon, directing the daily work of salvation to the most needy of society’s unfortunate. When a murder attempt is made on Robert’s brother, Jon Karlsen, it is believed that the Karlsen family is being attacked.
Read more Read less. Early on, one of their up-and-coming young leaders is killed at a Christmas event, and until the very end of the book the motive remains a mystery. Who is this, in glorious apparel, marching in the greatness of his strength? And the gunman has not yet completed his mission. I am jjo unabashed champion of this series, and for good reason. Nesbk aspect of the past, scattered in numerous flashbacks throughout the book, is redeeer reminiscences of the Battle of Vukovar during the Breakup of Yugoslaviaand of the atrocities committed in its aftermath by the victorious Serb militias.
The hitman soon discovers he mistakenly assassinated the wrong guy. Harry’s is a wristwatch which grows to annoy redewmer due to its incessant ticking. I don’t understand why the author had ambiguously muddled them together as our protagonist had displayed in his final actions. Redemer only possible if the prisoner is not executed. Retrieved May 4, For all books that I’ve read so far in this series, the stories are fascinating to read, constantly moving forward and the plots interwoven with smaller stories throughout bringing in the old and new characters along the way keeping everything fresh with the right pace, suspense, tension and interest.
The Hole series finds new and impressive ways to get better with each story. I like being alone. Non- or nominal Christians may not understand the titles.
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