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The Redbreast - Don Bartlett, Jo Nesbo, Jo Nesbø Wonderfully written, and I suppose translated, this mystery does it all, it combines a tremendous sense of place, and of time with flashbacks to the Eastern Front during the Second World War where Norwegians fought along side Germans against the Russians, as well as current Norway, with an interesting view of the struggle with the conflict and cooperation between corrupted and conscientious police and politicians. The tension created as Harry Hole works to solve the mystery of a number of murders and prevent an impending assassination continues to the very end of the story with its surprising denouement. An interesting and entertaining story from the gripping start to the finish, and an interesting and nuanced depiction of the Norwegian volunteers from WWII.