Jo Nesbo is a Norwegian writer whose books have sold over 33 million copies around the world. Before becoming a novelist, Jo Nesbo was part of the Molde FK team before he was injured and had to pursue another career as a freelance journalist and stockbroker. Apart from being the author of well-known crime novels, Jo Nesbo is also the songwriter and main vocalist for Di Derre, a Norwegian rock band.
Jo Nesbo’s books have received tremendously positive feedback from critics, with his Harry Hole series becoming a well-known crime series. Despite his success, Jo Nesbo remains incredibly humble and generous, donating all the income from his Headhunters series to a cause he believed in. Jo Nesbo’s books are often praised for being fast-paced, with enthralling and violent plot lines that capture readers’ attention. While he may not be extremely popular in Singapore, it is unquestionable that Jo Nesbo is a writer that continues to reach new heights with every book he writes.