Norway’s best-selling crime fiction writer talks politics, revenge and what makes Sonny —and Harry Hole — tick.
I spoke to Jo Nesbø by phone on Tuesday May 13, 2014 — the U.S. publication day of his most recent crime novel, The Son — from the New York City office of Knopf, his U.S. publisher.
It was late in the day and I could tell that he was tired, but he was unfailingly polite, especially in the face of technical problems. In the end we were able to record about 75% of the interview and I have done my best to fill you in on the rest.
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