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Macbeth —ARC Review Out April 10, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

Macbeth by Jo Nesbø
Publish Date : 4/10/2018
Started: 3/17/18
Finished: 3/21/18
Rating : ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

I received an advanced copy of Macbeth from Netgalley and Crown Publishing in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own.

Summary from Amazon:

Set in the 1970s in a run-down, rainy industrial town, Jo Nesbo’s Macbeth centers around a police force struggling to shed an incessant drug problem. Duncan, chief of police, is idealistic and visionary, a dream to the townspeople but a nightmare for criminals. The drug trade is ruled by two drug lords, one of whom—a master of manipulation named Hecate—has connections with the highest in power, and plans to use them to get his way.

Hecate’s plot hinges on steadily, insidiously manipulating Inspector Macbeth: the head of SWAT and a man already susceptible to violent and paranoid tendencies. What follows is an unputdownable story of love and guilt, political ambition, and greed for more, exploring the darkest corners of human nature, and the aspirations of the criminal mind.

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