*** Police by Jo Nesbo


Reading the latest Harry Hole police thriller, Police, one may think that Norway, or at least Oslo, is crawling with corrupt police officers — not an improvement over the last one reviewed here, Phantom, that suggested, with the same intensity, that the crawling was done by drug dealers, especially when secret alliances exist between the corrupt cops and city government. In any case, Harry Hole must be made of sturdy stuff to come back from the semi-dead of the end of Phantom, and the amount of bloodshed and gruesomeness is slightly diminished, thankfully… so there’s more room for character development and  snide side comments about society. Recommended even to readers for whom it would be the first introduction to Harry.

Advertisements

1 Comment

Filed under Mystery

One response to “*** Police by Jo Nesbo

  1. Pingback: *** The Son by Jo Nesbo | FT's Books

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s