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Let it Bleed by Ian Rankin
  

Let it Bleed

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An audiobook edition of the 7th Rebus novel. Read by Bill Paterson.

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

If you like Ian Rankin you might also like to read books by Colin Dexter, Peter Robinson and Stuart MacBride.

Synopsis

Let it Bleed by Ian Rankin

Two boys hug and jump. One man blows his brains out and does his lady a last favour. Alone in his cell another sets a ball rolling that may demolish a glittering career. Everyone keeps secrets and sometimes not just their own.

In an Edinburgh winter the wind blows chill and penetrating. For Rebus it slams one door shut only to open another. Investigating the disappearance of the Provost's daughter leads him from the Old Town to Silicon Glen, from drug addicts to government ministers. And plants the seed that grows into a nagging belief that there may be some criminals beyond the grasp of modern justice.

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'Rebus is real, made so by Rankin's taut and witty dialogue and now by Bill Paterson's marvellous reading' - The Times

About the Author

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 celebrated Edgar Award for Resurrection Men. He has also been shortlisted for the Anthony Award in the USA, won Denmark's Palle Rosenkrantz Prize, the French Grand Prix du Roman Noir and the Deutscher Krimipreis. Ian Rankin is also the recipient of honorary degrees from the universities of Abertay, St Andrews, Edinburgh, Hull and the Open University.A contributor to BBC2's Newsnight Review, he also presented his own TV series, Ian Rankin's Evil Thoughts. Rankin is a number one bestseller in the UK and has received the OBE for services to literature, opting to receive the prize in his home city of Edinburgh, where he lives with his partner and two sons.

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Publication date

2nd December 2004

Author

Ian Rankin

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Publisher

Orion Publishing Co

Format

Audiobook On Cd

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ISBN

9780752868769

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