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Outstanding...very ambitious and very confident with acute observation of the not-so-bonny side of Scotland―SUNDAY TELEGRAPH
Simply awesome―TIME OUT
Sardonic and assured...powerful and well-paced―INDEPENDENT
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.
Visit his website www.ianrankin.net or follow him on Twitter @Beathhigh
First Sentence: “Where are we going?”
John Rebus is out of retirement, demoted and now reporting to his protégée, Siobhan Clarke. Read more
If you loved the earlier Rebus novels this won't disappoint. He is back, but in an interestingly different role. Love it.Published 9 months ago by Becky Wandio
DS Rebus aptly illustrates being retired is not necessarily the end of your career. He is back with his old gang, but not just for reminiscing, laughs and drinkies. Read morePublished 13 months ago by bookworm
I reaIly enjoyed the book. Rebus has always been a favourite and I like the way he trying so hard to be a good cop and dealing with age, diet and health. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Donna
Inspector Rebus at his usual best.Ian Rankin spins a great storyPublished 14 months ago by S. Adams