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The Blind Goddess

(1993)
(The first book in the Hanne Wilhelmsen series)
A novel by

 
 
From the internationally acclaimed author of 1222 comes the suspenseful tour de force that started it all - the unforgettable debut of Inspector Hanne Wilhelmsen in a stunning literary skein of corruption, drugs, and murder.Norwegian author Anne Holt has become one of the hottest writers of dark, sophisticated mystery fiction in the world today. Blind Goddess is the international bestseller that introduced readers to the brilliant and enigmatic Inspector Hanne Wilhelmsen, whose fascinating evolution over eight books lies at the heart of the series' success.

Blind Goddess opens with the discovery of a dead drug dealer on the outskirts of the Norwegian capital of Oslo. Within days Hansa Larsen, a lawyer of the shadiest kind, is found shot to death, and police officers HÅkon Sand and Hanne Wilhelmsen establish a link between the two crimes. The case is soon complicated by seemingly unrelated developments, including a coded message hidden in the murdered lawyer's apartment, ominous rumors from the drug underworld, and a Dutch suspect found wandering confused and bloodied in central Oslo who refuses to talk to anyone but an obscure civil lawyer. As the officers investigate, they uncover a massive network of corruption involving the highest level of government whose exposure may well get them killed.

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"Anne Holt is the godmother of modern Norwegian crime fiction." - Jo Nesbø


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Used availability for Anne Holt's The Blind Goddess

Hardback Editions

March 2013 : UK Hardback

Title: The Blind Goddess
Author(s): Anne Holt
ISBN: 0-7531-9114-8 / 978-0-7531-9114-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Large Print Books
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October 2012 : USA Hardback
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Title: Blind Goddess (Hanne Wilhelmsen)
Author(s): Anne Holt
ISBN: 1-4104-5072-4 / 978-1-4104-5072-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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July 2012 : UK Hardback
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Title: Blind Goddess (Hanne Wilhelmsen Series)
Author(s): Anne Holt
ISBN: 0-85789-704-7 / 978-0-85789-704-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Corvus
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October 1997 : UK Hardback

Title: Blind Goddess Hb
Author(s): Anne Holt
ISBN: 1-86046-350-9 / 978-1-86046-350-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: The Harvill Press
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Paperback Editions

March 2014 : UK Paperback

Title: The Blind Goddess
Author(s): Anne Holt
ISBN: 0-7531-9115-6 / 978-0-7531-9115-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Large Print Books
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2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: Blind Goddess: (Hanne Wilhelmsen 1) (Hanne Wilhelmsen Series)
Author(s): Anne Holt
ISBN: 0-85789-225-8 / 978-0-85789-225-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
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June 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: Blind Goddess (Hanne Wilhelmsen Series)
Author(s): Anne Holt
ISBN: 0-85789-705-5 / 978-0-85789-705-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Corvus
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June 2012 : USA Paperback
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Title: Blind Goddess: Hanne Wilhelmsen Book One (1) (A Hanne Wilhelmsen Novel)
Author(s): Anne Holt
ISBN: 1-4516-3476-5 / 978-1-4516-3476-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scribner
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Audio Editions

June 2012 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Blind Goddess (Hanne Wilhelmsen Novels, Book 1)
Author(s): Anne Holt
ISBN: 1-4551-6030-X / 978-1-4551-6030-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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June 2012 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Blind Goddess (Hanne Wilhelmsen Novels, Book 1)(Library Edition)
Author(s): Anne Holt
ISBN: 1-4551-6029-6 / 978-1-4551-6029-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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June 2012 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Blind Goddess (Hanne Wilhelmsen Novels, Book 1)
Author(s): Anne Holt
ISBN: 1-4551-6031-8 / 978-1-4551-6031-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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June 2012 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Blind Goddess: A Hanne Wilhelmsen Novel, Book 1
Author(s): Anne Holt, Tom Geddes (translator)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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June 2012 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Blind Goddess: A Hanne Wilhelmsen Novel, Book 1
Author(s): Anne Holt, Tom Geddes (translator)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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Kindle Editions

July 2012 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Blind Goddess (Hanne Wilhelmsen Series Book 1)
Author(s): Anne Holt
Publisher: Corvus
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June 2012 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Blind Goddess: Hanne Wilhelmsen Book One (A Hanne Wilhelmsen Novel 1)
Author(s): Anne Holt
Publisher: Scribner
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA