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The Night Man

The pulse-racing new novel from the No. 1 bestseller now a major BBC4 show

Jorn Lier Horst author Anne Bruce translator

Format:Hardback

Publisher:Penguin Books Ltd

Published:24th Nov '22

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A SEVERED HEAD ON A STAKE. A BODY IN THE LAKE . . . THE PULSE-RAISING NEW WISTING NOVEL FROM 10 MILLION COPY BESTSELLER JØRN LIER HORST, NOW A MAJOR BBC 4 TV SHOW

'Up there with the best of the Nordic crime writers' THE TIMES

A SUNDAY TIMES CRIME BOOK OF THE MONTH
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It happened in the quiet town of Larvik.

A severed head displayed on a stake. A crime so dark only one man is capable of solving it: Police Inspector William Wisting.

Before long, more bodies are found. Media frenzy sweeps the locals into panic. And when Wisting's investigation leads him to a deadly underground crime ring, he fears the whole town may be in danger.

But at the heart of it is just one man: The Night Man.

Their elusive leader. The man Wisting must find if he wants to stop the murders.

That is, if The Night Man doesn't get to him first . . .
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'It's fascinating to see Horst flesh out his protagonist Wisting at an early stage in his career . . . Nor is it hard to see why the series quickly became so popular' SUNDAY TIMES

'Atmospheric. Demonstrates why he has become so popular . . . Powerful' HERALD

Praise for Jørn Lier Horst

'Horst, a former Norwegian police detective, is often compared to Sweden's Henning Mankell for his moody, sweeping crime dramas' New York Times

'Jørn Lier Horst writes some of the best Scandinavian crime fiction . . . His books are superbly plotted and addictive, the characters wonderfully realized' Yrsa Sigurdardóttir

'One of the most brilliantly understated crime novelists writing today' Sunday Times

It's fascinating to see Horst flesh out his protagonist Wisting at an early stage in his career . . . Nor is it hard to see why the series quickly became so popular * Sunday Times *
Praise for Jørn Lier Horst * ; *
Tense, fast-paced . . . compelling * Sunday Times *
Relentlessly exciting . . . creates a sense of real menace * The Times *
Jørn Lier Horst writes some of the best Scandinavian crime fiction available. His books are superbly plotted and addictive, the characters wonderfully realised * Yrsa Sigurðardóttir *
One of the very best novels that [Lier Horst] has ever written . . . Thrilling. Jørn Lier Horst elevates his and Wisting's universe to a whole other level * Nettavisen, Norway *
Atmospheric. Demonstrates why he has become so popular . . . A powerful portrait of a barbaric criminal underworld that exploits society's most vulnerable * Herald *

ISBN: 9780241533796

Dimensions: 240mm x 162mm x 33mm

Weight: 573g

352 pages