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The devil's star
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New York : Harper, 2010.
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452 pages : map ; 24 cm
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"It's fascinating to watch this Norwegian author adapt our homegrown monster [the serial killer] to a foreign culture.... When things go wrong, Harry goes on a bender, but when he's on his game, no one is better than this obsessive detective. He systematically works his way through the intricacies of a plot that speeds along like a bullet train."—New York Times Book Review

Detective Harry Hole is on the trail of a diabolical serial killer terrorizing Oslo in another electrifying thriller in the Harry Hole series from the author of The Snowman.

In the heat of a sweltering Oslo summer, a young woman is found murdered in her flat—with one of her fingers cut off and a tiny red star-shaped diamond placed under her eyelid. An off-the-rails alcoholic barely holding on to his job, Detective Harry Hole is assigned to the case with Tom Waaler, a hated colleague whom Harry believes is responsible for the murder of his partner. When another woman is reported missing five days later, and her severed finger turns up adorned with a red star-shaped diamond ring, Harry fears a serial killer is at work.

But Hole's determination to capture a fiend and to expose Waaler's crimes is leading him into shadowy places where both investigations merge in unexpected ways, forcing him to make difficult decisions about a future he may not live to see.

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1st U.S. ed.
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9780061133978, 0061133973, 9780061133985

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Originally published as: Marekors, by H. Aschehoug & Co. (W. Nygaard), Oslo, 2003.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Nesbø, J., & Bartlett, D. (2010). The devil's star. 1st U.S. ed. New York, Harper.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Nesbø, Jo, 1960- and Don. Bartlett. 2010. The Devil's Star. New York, Harper.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Nesbø, Jo, 1960- and Don. Bartlett, The Devil's Star. New York, Harper, 2010.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Nesbø, Jo and Don Bartlett. The Devil's Star. 1st U.S. ed. New York, Harper, 2010.

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