I am totally knocked out by NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT, a thriller crossed with a fish-out-of-water sensibility. But this fish is much smarter than the land dwellers among which it finds itself. Sheldon Horowitz is the fish, the United States is his water, and the land is Oslo, Norway. Horowitz, an 82-year-old Marine, is Stephen Hunter’s Bob Lee Swagger with a touch of Being There’s Chauncey Gardiner. Throw in a bit of Fargo and THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN (which is referenced and quoted here), and imagine Elmore Leonard overseeing the whole thing, and you have NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT.
"NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT is a winner fr