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Random House of Canada, Sep 6, 2011 - Art thefts - 304 pages
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A fantastic standalone thriller from the #1 bestselling author 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 sees his chance to become financially independent, and 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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User Review  - Stahl-Ricco - LibraryThing

Roger Brown goes through quite a lot in this book! He is a corporate headhunter (hence the title!)by day, art thief by night (and day). He gets into trouble, survives an outhouse (blech) and a car ... Read full review

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User Review  - arubabookwoman - LibraryThing

This is a stand-alone crime novel by the creator of Harry Hole. Roger Brown is a headhunter for upper, upper corporate executives. He is also an art thief, and uses his interviews with potential ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

With his ten internationally acclaimed crime novels featuring Detective Harry Hole, Jo Nesbo has achieved an unparalleled success both in his native country Norway and abroad, winning the hearts of critics, booksellers and readers alike. Translated into more than forty languages, awarded a whole range of awards and boasting record-breaking sales, Nesbo has been lavishly praised by international critics for broadening the scope of the contemporary crime novel, and is today regarded as one the best crime writers of our time.

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