Midnight Sun, by Jo Nesbo

Midnight Sun, by Jo Nesbo. Translated from the Norwegian by Neil Smith. Originally published in Norway as Mere blod, by Aschehoug, 2015. (Paperback; publisher: Vintage Canada; June 7, 2016; 224 pages)

Jo Nesbo’s famous “Harry Hole” detective novels, and his other works for adults, bear the marks of contemporary Scandinavian Noir fiction – plain language, a minimum of metaphor, bleak often wintry landscapes and cities as settings, a downbeat tone, and themes of social dichotomy. (Read more…)

About M. Bijman

Avid reader, longtime writer of book reviews and literary analyses. Interested in literature, creativity and cognition, language and linguistics, musicology, and technology. Occasionally writes poems and bits of music.

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