The Bat: The First Inspector Harry Hole Novel - Chapters 1 - 9 Summary & Analysis

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Summary

Bat is a detective novel featuring Norwegian police officer Harry Hole, who is sent to Australia to help investigate a murder. Working with local police, he uncovers a series of related murders and rapes, and eventually sorts through a number of suspects to find the killer.

In Part 1, Chapter 1, entitled Sydney, Norwegian detective Harry Hole arrives in Sydney, Australia to help investigate the murder of a young Norwegian woman. After some confusion regarding his visa, he is met by Andrew Kensington, an Aboriginal detective, and taken to the Crescent Hotel.

In Chapter 2, Gap Park, Harry meets Neil McCormack, who heads the Crime Squad. The murdered girl is Inger Holter, a 23-year-old blonde. She was strangled, raped and dropped down a cliff, but her vagina was cut up so no semen or DNA could be found for evidence. The police want to solve the...

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