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An audiobook edition of the 2nd Rebus novel. Read by Bill Paterson.
The 2nd Inspector Rebus novel from Ian Rankin.
A junkie lies dead in an Edinburgh squat, spreadeagled, cross-like on the floor, between two burned-down candles, a five-pointed star daubed on the wall above.
Just another dead addict - until John Rebus begins to chip away at the indifference, treachery, deceit and sleaze that lurks behind the facade of the Edinburgh familiar to tourists.
Only Rebus seems to care about a death which looks more like a murder every day, about a seductive danger he can almost taste, appealing to the darkest corners of his mind . . .
|Publication date:||6th July 2006|
|Publisher:||Orion Publishing Co|
|Format:||Audiobook On Cd|
|Primary Genre||Crime and Mystery|
Closing date: 30/06/2021
'Rankin's ability to create a credible character, delivering convincing dialogue to complement sinister and hard-hitting plots against a vividly detached atmosphere, is simply awesome' Time Out
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 ...More About Ian Rankin