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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 #1 bestseller. Filled with dark intrigue, twists and unforgettable characters, these page-turners will have you reading late into the night.


The Kingdom is a stunning novel from a storyteller with few equals’ Daily Express

‘Fast-moving… Stunning’ Sunday Times

‘Tense, nerve-shredding’ Daily Express

© Jo Nesbo 2021 (P) Penguin Audio 2021

Critics Review

  • The 12 tales in this impressive collection from bestseller Nesbø blend taut suspense with sharply limned characters. /…/ Frederick Forsyth fans will be enthralled.

    Publishers Weekly *Starred Review*, US
  • A veritable crime lover’s delight from a true master of mystery and suspense. Experience the #1 New York Times bestselling author as never before in this dark and thrilling short story collection that takes us on a journey of twisted minds and vengeful hearts. Jo Nesbø is known the world over as a consummate mystery/thriller writer. Famed for his deft characterization, hair-raising suspense and shocking twists, Nesbø’s dexterity with the dark corners of the human heart is on full display in these inventive and enthralling stories. /…/ With Nesbø’s characteristic gift for outstanding atmosphere and gut-wrenching revelations, The Jealousy Man confirms that he is at the peak of his abilities.

    Bookreporter, US
  • Nesbø delivers stories ranging from dystopian visions to time-honored tales of duplicity and revenge. /…/ Nesbø is at his best in the long, wonderfully atmospheric title story, which shows off his gift for pulling one story out of another.

    Kirkus Reviews, US

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