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The Human Flies

(2014)
(The first book in the DI Kolbjorn Kristiansen series)
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Oslo, 1968. Ambitious young detective Inspector Kolbjorn Kristiansen is called to an apartment block, where a man has been found murdered.

The victim, Harald Olesen, was a legendary hero of the Resistance during the Nazi occupation and at first it is difficult to imagine who could have wanted him dead. But as Detective Inspector Kolbjorn Kristiansen (known as K2) begins to investigate, it seems clear that the murderer could only be one of Olesen's fellow tenants in the building.

Soon, with the help of Patricia - a brilliant young woman confined to a wheelchair following a terrible accident - K2 will begin to untangle the web of lies surrounding Olesen's neighbours; each of whom, it seems, had their own reasons for wanting Olesen dead. Their interviews, together with new and perplexing clues, will lead K2 and Patricia to dark events that took place during the Second World War . . .

The Human Flies by Hans Olav Lahlum is a gripping, evocative and ingenious mystery - the first in a series featuring K2 and Patricia - which pays homage to the great Agatha Christie and will plunge readers into Norwegian history, and into a world of deceit and betrayal, revenge and the very darkest murder.

Genre: Mystery

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Used availability for Hans Olav Lahlum's The Human Flies

Hardback Editions

June 2014 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Human Flies (K2 and Patricia series)
Author(s): Hans Olav Lahlum
ISBN: 0-230-76951-9 / 978-0-230-76951-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Mantle
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Paperback Editions

January 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Human Flies (K2 and Patricia series)
Author(s): Hans Olav Lahlum
ISBN: 1-4472-3276-3 / 978-1-4472-3276-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
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June 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Human Flies (K2 and Patricia series)
Author(s): Hans Olav Lahlum
ISBN: 1-4472-6019-8 / 978-1-4472-6019-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Mantle
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Kindle Editions

June 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Human Flies (K2 and Patricia series Book 1)
Author(s): Hans Olav Lahlum
Publisher: Mantle
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June 2014 : Australia Kindle edition
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Title: The Human Flies: A K2 Novel 1
Author(s): Hans Olav Lahlum
Publisher: Mantle
Availability: Amazon AU