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The charismatic Roger Brown, a successful corporate headhunter by day and prolific art thief by night, is lured into a dangerous game of cat and mouse when he goes after the biggest heist of his life. Directed by Morten Tyldum and produced by Yellow Bird, the production company behind the phenomenally successful Millennium trilogy and Wallander. The film is on general release 6 April 2012 and you can see a trailer below and enter our exclusive competition.

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Synopsis

Headhunters by Jo Nesbo

Roger Brown has it all: Norway's most successful headhunter, he is married to a beautiful gallery owner and owns a magnificent house. But he's also a highly accomplished art thief. At a gallery opening, his wife introduces him to Clas Greve. Not only is Greve the perfect candidate for a position that Brown is recruiting for; he is also in possession of 'The Calydonian Boar Hunt' by Rubens, one of the most sought-after paintings in modern art history. Roger starts planning his biggest theft ever. But soon, he runs into trouble - and it's not financial problems that are threatening to knock him over this time...


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Nesbo is a master storyteller, gripping the reader from the first page and ratcheting up the suspense in a thrilling finale with several satisfying twists. * Sunday Express * Keeps the twists and shocks coming hard and fast * Metro * A relentless and breakneck tale that keeps the reader hungrily turning the pages for more * Big Issue * A gripping read... I got lost in this book and hours skipped by as the chapters got shorter, more tense and the pace quickened to an almost unbearable crescendo... A thoroughly satisfying read * Irish Independent * With echoes of The Thomas Crown Affair, spectacular storytelling and a beautifully judged super-twist, it confirms Nesbo's place at the pinnacle of thriller writers and, inevitably, a film version will be with us next year. It's that good -- Geoffrey Wansell * Daily Mail *


About the Author

Jo Nesbo

Jo Nesbø, musician, economist and author of the best-selling series featuring Detective Harry Hole, has won many prizes for his novels, including the Glass Key, the Riverton Prize and the Norwegian Bookclub prize for best ever Norwegian crime novel. His first novel to be published in English was The Devil's Star and the second, The Redbreast, was shortlisted for the CWA Duncan Lawrie International Dagger. He lives in Oslo.

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Publication date

1st March 2012

Author

Jo Nesbo

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Publisher

Vintage an imprint of Vintage Publishing

Format

Hardback
384 pages

Categories

Thriller / Suspense
Crime / Mystery
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ISBN

9780099556022

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