Nesbo’s Macbeth is a relentless mire of murder
Taking place in a fictional unnamed 'town without sun' around the year 1970, Nesbo’s setting is grimmer than a month of Sundays in the Siberian midlands
Crime Fiction: Macbeth, By Jo Nesbo, Hogarth Shakespeare, €28
For the editors at Hogarth Shakespeare, it must have seemed a coup to convince a Norwegian thriller writer with worldwide sales of 36 million to pen a modern adaptation of The Scottish Play, a match hatched in bestseller heaven. Take one of the Bard’s bloodiest plays, where the bodycount approaches Tarantino-esque levels, add in hallucinations, hand-wringing, witchcraft, conspiracies and prophecy and it’s pretty much made for a...
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