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Jo Nesbø

Jo Nesbø is a world-renowned crime writer recognized for broadening the scope of modern crime and thriller fiction. His books have garnered countless international awards, sold more than twenty million copies, and been translated into forty-seven languages. In addition to the Harry Hole series he is the author of stand-alone novels Headhunters and... See full bio »

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 2017 The Snowman (novel) (post-production)
  Jackpot (original story) / (story) (pre-production)
 2015 Occupied (TV Series) (original idea - 10 episodes)
- December Part 2 (2015) ... (original idea)
- December (2015) ... (original idea)
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 2013 I Am Victor (TV Movie) (based on novel)
 2011 Jackpot (story)
 2011 Headhunters (novel)
 2010 Ferdig mann (Short) (lyrics)
 2005 Deadline Torp (TV Movie) (adaptation)
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Novel: "The Devil's Star" See more »

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Tom Johansen


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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Used to be a well-paid financial analyst until he decided to write full-time. See more »


His books often contain drug crime. See more »

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