By Jo Nesbo
With Headhunters, Jo Nesb? has crafted a humorous, darkish, and twisted caper tale beneficial of Quentin Tarantino and the Coen brothers. FIRST TIME released within the U.S. NOW an immense movie FROM MAGNOLIA PICTURES.Roger Brown is a company headhunter, and he’s a grasp of his occupation. yet one occupation easily can’t aid his sumptuous way of life and his wife’s fledgling artwork gallery. At an paintings starting one evening he meets Clas Greve, who's not just the ideal candidate for an enormous CEO task, but additionally, possibly, the reply to his monetary woes: Greve simply so occurs to say that he owns a necessary Peter Paul Rubens portray that’s been misplaced seeing that international warfare II—and Roger Brown simply so occurs to dabble in paintings robbery. but if he breaks into Greve’s residence, he reveals greater than simply the portray. And Clas Greve might become the worst factor that’s ever occurred to Roger Brown.
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I jot down: Not an idiot. ‘Exactly,’ I continued. ‘Everything is about reputation. Not just the director’s salary, but also the company’s value on the stock exchange. ’ ‘It’s a lithograph by Edvard Munch. The Brooch. I don’t know what it’s worth, but …’ With a flourish of my hand I impatiently urged him on. ‘The last time it was up for auction the price bid was about 350,000 kroner,’ he said. ’ ‘The house has a good alarm system,’ he said. ‘Tripolis. ’ ‘Tripolis systems are good, though expensive.
I deleted five without reading them and opened the one from Diana. Don’t forget the private view tonight, darling. You’re my lucky mascot. She had added a smiley with sunglasses, one of the sophistications of the Prada telephone I had given her on her thirty-second birthday this summer. ’ she had said, opening the present. But we both knew what she wanted most. And which I was not going to give her. Nonetheless she had lied and kissed me. What more can you ask of a woman? PRIVATE VIEW ONE METRE SIXTY-EIGHT.
I ambled towards my wife and Nørum to tell him what a grovelling admirer I was. An exaggeration, of course, but not a bare-faced lie; the guy was good, no doubt about that. But as I was going to stretch out my hand, the artist was collared by a sputum-spouting man he obviously knew and dragged off to a giggling woman in apparent dire need of the toilet. ‘Looks good,’ I said, standing next to Diana. ’ She smiled down at me, then motioned to the twin girls that they should do another round with the finger food.
Headhunters (Vintage Crime Black Lizard) by Jo Nesbo