Norway Has Noir; Just Ask Jo …
“Jo Nesbo, the Norwegian writer of crime thrillers, is already being called the next Stieg Larsson. The comparison is a little premature: Mr. Nesbo, who has sold some 14 million books worldwide, is a household name in Europe, but in this country, even though Martin Scorsese recently announced plans to film Mr. Nesbo’s 2007 novel, “The Snowman,” his reputation is not yet Larssonesque…”
Read more in The New York Times.
I like him SO much better than Stieg Larsson. I’ve read Redbreast and The Snowman and recommend both for mystery/thriller/crime lovers.