The Redbreast Symbols & Objects

Jo Nesbo
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Robin Redbreast

The name of the book is a reference to the bird by the same name. Ninety percent of the robin redbreast population migrates south. Few take a risk to stay north during the fall and winter. Gudbrand Johansen, one of the Norwegian soldiers who fought on the Eastern front was known “redbreast.” He was a risk taker like his feathered friend, the robin redbreast.

Marklin

The Marklin was the weapon of choice of the old Nazi who was out for revenge against those who hurt and abandoned him and his fellow soldiers. It was referred to as powerful enough to take down an elephant.

The Oak Tree

The old Norwegian soldier who was out for revenge against the royal family and others who had slighted him and his fellow soldiers filled a huge oak tree with poison so that it would die and give him...

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