His novels The Headhunters, Nemesis and Pentagram became hot hits of the last year’s season. Two weeks ago, the Kniha Zlín Publishing House released another detective novel by Joa Nesbø called the Redeemer, a story of a contract killer who shoots the wrong person and has to set his mistake right. In the Autumn will be another novel released called the Snowman.
This year the fifty-two year old writer introduced himself to Czech audiences also as an author of kid’s books. Jota Publishing House published his book Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder.
Jo Nesbø, who was originally educated as an economist and financial analysts, has won many literacy awards for his criminal novels. His books were translated to 35 languages in 140 world countries. One and half million was sold just in Norway 14 million in the world.