HARRY IS OUT OF HIS DEPTH. Sent to Australia to participate in a murder investigation, Detective Harry Hole is meant to keep out of trouble. It's supposed to be a straightforward case. A young Norwegian girl taking a gap year in Sydney has been killed, and Harry has been sent on a diplomatic mission to assist in any way he can. HE'S NOT SUPPOSED TO GET TOO INVOLVED. But when the team unearths a string of unsolved murders and disappearances, nothing will stop Harry from finding out the truth. The hunt for a serial killer is on, but things get complicated. The killer will only talk to Harry. BUT HE MIGHT JUST BE THE NEXT VICTIM. Appearing in English for the first time, The Bat is the legendary first novel from the worldwide phenomenon Jo Nesbo.
Harvill Secker, 2012