The Last Fox Hunt (Den siste revejakta) was Ingvar Ambjørnsen´s great break through, first published in 1983. Unvarnished and raw, with acid black humour, the story is whipped out of the big city frenzy. The story of group of outsiders where the law beyond the law is rock hard and brutal, but where there is also love and friendship. The Last Fox Hunt is intensely exciting, and so well written that it will make your cold sweat run. This novel is a cult classic for readers of all ages.
When you are neck high in shit, it is time to get out. Let it all go, find your girl and reach for the dream about a quiet life. Carl F. Vang just has to do the last, great deal - receiving a shipment in the middle of the fjord on a stormy night, deal with certain people and at the same time stay clear of his enemies. After that....
From the introduction written by Ingvar Ambjørnsen for the 30 year anniversary of the novel:
I was writing all winter in a dark studio apartment in Grünerløkka - in those days a part of the city almost without any bars or other temptations. The books published at the time where, to say it in drug jargon, a total bust. The publishers being tricked by stories about girls doing shots of LSD before going to school, and so on, in that style. One step away from syringes filled with marijuana. Both the police and the media did not know the difference between hard drugs like heroin and morphine, and soft drugs like weed. Well, they seriously still don´t know. This was why I wanted to write a Norwegian novel about how things really went down, from an environment that I knew as the back of my hand.
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