The Thirst: A Harry Hole Novel Symbols & Objects

Jo Nesbo
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Cowboy Boots

These cowboy boots are a premonition that the vampirist is about to strike. They are used to show the murderer is present early in the novel when the author has not yet given him a name by which he can be identified. In the story of the attack on Elise, Ewa and Penelope the attacker is wearing cowboy boots. Aurora is also in fear of a man wearing cowboy boots coming and killing her father.

Safety Chain

In Elise’s case, this safety chain is a sign of doom. It is because she has this chain in place that Elise is unable to get out of her apartment quickly enough to keep from being killed by Valentin.

Iron Dentures

These iron dentures are a sign of depravity. They are instruments once used as forms of torture to make slave fights more dramatic. Even though he...

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