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NemesisThe Story: In Nemesis, alcoholic cop Harry Hole, on the trail of a murderous bank robber, wakes up after a date with his...NemesisMystery and Thriller, FictionThe Story: In Nemesis, alcoholic cop Harry Hole, on the trail of a murderous bank robber, wakes up after a date with his...2009-01-14HarperCollins
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Nemesis

Genre: Mystery and Thriller, Fiction; Author: Jo Nesbo; Status: In Season; Publisher: HarperCollins

The Story: In Nemesis, alcoholic cop Harry Hole, on the trail of a murderous bank robber, wakes up after a date with his ex-girlfriend with a fuzzy head, a missing cell phone, and, well, a dead ex-girlfriend. The culprit then plays a lethal cat-and-mouse game with him.
Exotic Locale: Oslo,? Norway.
Movie Pitch: Imagine Smilla’s Sense of Snow crossed with the Denzel Washington thriller Out ?of Time.
Lowdown: Jo Nesbø has a knack for Euro noir,? but this 474-page behemoth could be much tauter. B

Originally posted January 14 2009 — 12:00 AM EST

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