History Literature / HarryHole

16th Oct '17 12:22:53 AM Askarn
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** The eponymous [[ProfessionalKiller Redeemer]] isn't going to let [[spoiler:attack dogs]] or [spoiler:being drugged and handcuffed]] stop him.

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** The eponymous [[ProfessionalKiller Redeemer]] isn't going to let [[spoiler:attack dogs]] or [spoiler:being [[spoiler:being drugged and handcuffed]] stop him.
16th Oct '17 12:22:27 AM Askarn
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* BeneathSuspicion: Shows up in most of the books, but particularly notable in ''The Snowman''


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** The eponymous [[ProfessionalKiller Redeemer]] isn't going to let [[spoiler:attack dogs]] or [spoiler:being drugged and handcuffed]] stop him.
5th Sep '17 4:48:53 PM NightShade96
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A [[Film/TheSnowman2017 film adaptation]] of ''The Snowman'' is set for release on October 13, 2017 in the UK and October 20 in the US.
2nd Apr '17 6:53:30 AM EdwardTattsyrup
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* 2017 - ''Tørst''; English translation: ''The Thirst'' (2017)
2nd Mar '16 3:38:44 PM nightraven26
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Nesbø's strong anti-authoritarian streak and concern for [[DistressedDamsel women in peril]] have earned him comparisons to the [[Literature/TheMillenniumTrilogy Millenium Trilogy]] by the late Stieg Larsson, although Nesbø's work tends to be less overtly {{Anvilicious}} than Larsson's. His plotting has also been highly praised. ''The Redbreast'' was voted the best Norwegian crime novel of all time by a poll of Norwegian readers, and ''The Bat'' won the Glass Key award for Best Nordic Crime Novel.

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Nesbø's strong anti-authoritarian streak and concern for [[DistressedDamsel women in peril]] have earned him comparisons to the [[Literature/TheMillenniumTrilogy Millenium Trilogy]] by the late Stieg Larsson, although Nesbø's work tends to be less overtly {{Anvilicious}} than Larsson's.Larsson's, though more [[CynicismTropes depressing]]. His plotting has also been highly praised. ''The Redbreast'' was voted the best Norwegian crime novel of all time by a poll of Norwegian readers, and ''The Bat'' won the Glass Key award for Best Nordic Crime Novel.
27th Jan '16 1:45:54 PM AgProv
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** Harry's police colleague and trusted associate [[MeaningfulName is called]] [[Series/BarneyMiller Bjarne Mjølle]]. Officer Mjølle is an Americanophile who often affects cowboy gear and loves old-time country and western music.
30th Sep '15 12:52:36 PM CassandraLeo
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* DrugsAreBad: No one who reads ''Phantom'' is going to have any desire to try opiates.

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* DrugsAreBad: No one It is highly unlikely that anyone who reads ''Phantom'' is going to will have any desire to try opiates.opiates afterwards.



* RapeAndRevenge: Turns out to be a driving force of the plot of ''Nemesis'', along with a liberal amount of DrugsAreBad. Results in a major DownerEnding. [[spoiler:Gusto sold his adoptive sister Irene as a SexSlave in exchange for drugs. When Oleg finds out about this, he kills him.]]

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* RapeAndRevenge: Turns out to be a driving force of the plot of ''Nemesis'', ''Phantom'', along with a liberal amount of DrugsAreBad. Results in a major DownerEnding. [[spoiler:Gusto sold his adoptive sister Irene as a SexSlave in exchange for drugs. When Oleg finds out about this, he kills him.]]
21st Sep '15 8:23:24 AM CassandraLeo
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* RapeAsDrama: Happens at least twice, due in no small part to the CrapsackWorld setting.

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* RapeAndRevenge: Turns out to be a driving force of the plot of ''Nemesis'', along with a liberal amount of DrugsAreBad. Results in a major DownerEnding. [[spoiler:Gusto sold his adoptive sister Irene as a SexSlave in exchange for drugs. When Oleg finds out about this, he kills him.]]
* RapeAsDrama: Happens at least twice, three times, due in no small part to the CrapsackWorld setting.



* [[spoiler: ThanatosGambit: Harry pulls one]] at the end of ''Gjenferd''. [[spoiler:Subverted, obviously, by there being another novel after it, [[SpoiledByTheFormat implying that he survives]]]].

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* [[spoiler: ThanatosGambit: Harry pulls one]] at the end of ''Gjenferd''. [[spoiler:Subverted, obviously, by there being another novel after it, [[SpoiledByTheFormat implying that he survives]]]].survives]]. Nesbø also revealed in interviews around this time that Harry was not dead, and a careful reading of the passage of the book from the mother rat's perspective reveals that Harry's heart is still beating]].


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* YourCheatingHeart: The murderer of ''The Snowman'' [[spoiler:targets unfaithful women. His FreudianExcuse is discovering his own mother cheating as a teenager]].
21st Sep '15 8:16:30 AM CassandraLeo
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* CorruptCop: There are quite a few. Harry is an aversion, however.
* CowboyCop: Harry himself.
21st Sep '15 8:14:39 AM CassandraLeo
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* DrugsAreBad: No one who reads ''Phantom'' is going to have any desire to try opiates.
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