Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 309 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 28 mm
Edition: 20th Anniversary
"Meaty, big and bloody, this is the rock and roll of detective fiction" * Financial Times *
"Nesbo is a terrific writer who knows how to build a story, taking you slowly to the top of a rollercoaster before sending you hurtling towards a solution that you never see coming" * Sunday Express *
"Harry Hole is fully formed as the difficult, vulnerable personality we have come to know. The evocation of Australia itself has the customary Nesbo expertise...most satisfyingly - we can now see the organic shape that Nesbo always intended his work to take" -- Barry Forshaw * Independent *
"Whether a hardened Hole addict or a first-time imbiber, The Bat is sure to snare your interest with its tale of this booze-fuelled policeman" * Sunday Sun *
"A searing read from a chilling thriller writer" * Independent *
"Hole is a spiky character and this is the first novel to feature him. If you want to get to know this brilliant, flawed character, this is the best place to start" -- William Leith * Scotsman *
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I found this to be one of my favourite Harry Hole
books. It was exciting from start to finish.
I have told everyone I know to read it.
After reading 'the snowman' which was exceptional I was really disappointed with this book. Slow to start and finish. It does go into some detail to introduce Harry Hole but even this becomes boring at... More
a non stop page turner
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