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A Good Hanging

by Ian Rankin

Crime / Mystery

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In this collection of twelve Inspector Rebus mysteries he investigates the hanging of a student actor during the Festival, an arson attack on a bird watcher and the witnessing of an apparent miracle...

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A Good Hanging Synopsis

Edinburgh is a city steeped in history and tradition, a seat of learning, of elegant living, known as the 'Athens of the North'.

But that isn't all. The city's flip-side is a city of grudges, blackmail, violence, greed and fear - where past and present clash and old wounds fester. In any year Detective Inspector John Rebus can expect gang warfare, murder, assault and battery at the very least.

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A Good Hanging Press Reviews

'Britain's finest detective novelist' Scotland on Sunday

'[Rebus] is a superbly drawn character; matched by the edgy authenticity of the Scottish locale and dialogue' Sunday Times

'Very ambitious and very confident with acute observation of the not so bonny side of Scotland' Daily Telegraph

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ISBN: 9780752868097
Publication date: 07/09/2006
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Format: Audiobook On Cd

ISBN: 9781409102380
Publication date: 22/09/2005
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback (a Format)

Book Information

ISBN: 9781409102380
Publication date: 22nd September 2005
Author: Ian Rankin
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback (a Format)
Genres: Crime / Mystery,
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About Ian Rankin

Ian Rankin was born in the Kingdom of Fife in 1960, Ian Rankin graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1982, and then spent three years writing novels when he was supposed to be working towards a PhD in Scottish Literature.  His first Rebus novel was published in 1987, and the Rebus books are now translated into thirty-six languages and are bestsellers worldwide. Ian Rankin has been elected a Hawthornden Fellow, and is also a past winner of the Chandler-Fulbright Award. He is the recipient of four Crime Writers' Association Dagger Awards including the prestigious Diamond Dagger in 2005. In 2004, Ian won America's ...

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