The Snowman

The Snowman

Book - 2011
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"In Oslo, after the first snow of the season has fallen, a woman disappears, and a sinister snowman is left in her wake. As irascible detective Harry Hole realizes that this is only one of multiple disappearances, he begins to think a serial killer may be at work--and may be drawing in Hole personally and intentionally"--
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2011.
ISBN: 9780307595867
Branch Call Number: MYSTERY Nesbo Jo
Characteristics: 383 p. ;,25 cm.
Additional Contributors: Bartlett, Don
Alternative Title: Snømannen


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JCLHilaryS Jun 05, 2013

Women are disappearing. People often disappear, but there is something special linking the disappearance of these women. But it's happened so slowly over the years that no one seems to have noticed. Until a new detective comes and works the case with Harry Hole, no one is even sure these cases ar... Read More »

Meeting date: January 22, 2013

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ArapahoeKristy Jan 24, 2019

This is the first Jo Nesbo book I've read and I definitely want to read another. This chilling page turner will keep you wanting to read until the end!

Dec 11, 2018

number 7

Aug 16, 2018

One of the best. Not one boring line.

Jun 05, 2018

This is book 7 of the Harry Hole (pronounced as Hoe-lay) series by Jo Nesbo.

Fast-paced book and a very good read.

Movie adaptation was made but movie was a poor adaptation .

Dec 10, 2017

Having read most of Jo Nesbo's books, I was glad to catch up with this one.The twists, the turns and all the gruesome details were there as Harry Hole unravels the case with links to the past.

Dec 05, 2017

I've never read any Jo Nesbo novels until I picked this one up. I enjoyed the book, however, there were lots of characters that made it a little difficult to follow, but otherwise it was an enjoyable suspense/thriller novel. I don't know if the translation was perfectly on par (it never really is), but again, it was fun following along attempting to crack the case of who is "The Snowman" (?).

Nov 12, 2017

This book had so many characters it was hard to keep up. Also, the author would go from one to another events in same paragraph.

VaughanPLAlexK Dec 19, 2016

My first Jo Nesbo novel, but not my last. If you like murder mysteries, give this one a try.

Jul 06, 2016

Nesbo is a great writer, I found out after reading I think his third Harry Hole novel that I should start from the beginning and that is what I did.
One novel leads to another with characters going from one book to another.
It's been fun, Nesbo has been good, I would highly recommend the Harry Hole books.
They will keep you going for weeks, it's like 8-9 books intertwined.
A very good read, Nesbo's Harrry Hole novels.

Mar 29, 2016

The end of this book was ridiculous. I enjoy the Harry Hole series. This one just got silly at the end.

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