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Mortal Causes

by Ian Rankin

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An audiobook edition of the 6th Rebus novel. Read by James MacPherson. Featuring an exclusive introduction read by Ian Rankin.

Audiobook details: Abridged, 3 CDs, 3.3 hrs long.

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Mortal Causes Synopsis

The last people to die in Mary King's Close had been plague victims. But that was in the 1700s. Now a body has been discovered, brutally tortured and murdered in Edinburgh's buried city. Inspector John Rebus, ex-army, spots a paramilitary link. It is August in Edinburgh, the Festival is in full swing. No one wants to contemplate terrorism in the thronging city streets. Special Branch are interested, however, and Rebus finds himself seconded to an elite police unit with the mission of smashing whatever terrorist cell may exist. But the victim turns out to be a gangster's son, and the gangster wants revenge on his own terms.

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ISBN: 9780752883588
Publication date: 07/08/2008
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback (a Format)

ISBN: 9780752886244
Publication date: 01/02/2007
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Format: Audiobook On Cd

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ISBN: 9780752886244
Publication date: 1st February 2007
Author: Ian Rankin
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Format: Audiobook On Cd
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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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