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Publisher's Summary

Brought to you by Penguin.

This outstanding collection of short stories showcases all the writing skill that has made Jo Nesbo the undisputed 'king of all crime writers' (Daily Express) and a repeat Sunday Times number one best-selling author. Filled with dark intrigue, twists and unforgettable characters, this audiobook will have you listening late into the night.

©2021 Jo Nesbo (P)2021 Penguin Audio

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Mesmerizing

From the brilliant intro to the fantastic finale
The stories range a wide contemporary spectrum
As a nesbo fan I’m glad he found his pace again since the last book about the brothers was hard going

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Robin

Was a bit disappointed. love his books. Maybe I just have to get a bit more used to listening on a phone and not from a cd.

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Unforgettable writing

Jo Nesbo has created a series of exciting, unbelievably creative and astounding descriptions of mood and landscapes. His development of characters were so detailed and exact you feel bereft when the story ended. Nesbo’s time travel into the future to societies both terrifying and real are completely absorbing. He understands love In it’s many forms and expresses the passion between a man and a woman and the profound love of father for child, mother for child beyond the severity of the world around them.
Best read for a long time.

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Mixed

I really enjoyed most of the Jealousy part of the book. The second part was more sci-fi or dystopian as well as real world.

Rat Island was too long.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 18-10-2021

Disappointment

After so many entertaining books that I've listened and read written by Jo Nesbo this was quite a disappointment for me. Only the name story was good enough but all the others just some futuristic mumbo jumbo. Populistic!

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  • A. D. Hall
  • 09-10-2021

Short stories are not usually for me!

Jo Nesbo - brilliant author
Sean Barratt - my most favourite narrator of all time.
Short stories are something I would normally pass by and to be honest I didn't realise that
The Jealousy Man was a compilation - I saw
"New Jo Nesbo" and ordered it straight away.
I was not disappointed in the slightest.

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  • Louise Potts
  • 11-10-2021

Enjoyed it

I do not usually like short stories but I enjoyed this until I listened to the last story which made no sense to me at all ….

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  • marvin
  • 16-10-2021

Excellent book . highly recommended

Great book by Jo Nesbo once again. Loved the narration by Sean Barrett. well worth a listen .

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  • terry entwisle
  • 29-10-2021

Great listen !

Really enjoying this listen throughout 👌from start to finish, this author never let's you down ! excellent listen. thanks 😊

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  • Angus
  • 27-10-2021

Some great Nesbo specials and some not quite so

Great idea and some believable serious passion killings but best skip the first and last one which are not up to normal.
None the less ... worth a listen especially if you love Nesbo.

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  • Ewa
  • 20-01-2022

Simply brilliant

The stories get only better and better, one after another. Breath taking. I actually had to stop on regular basis to enjoy the stories and let them sink in.

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