Ian Rankin - Black & Blue
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The book that has been read but is in very good condition. No minimal damage and no holes or tears. Pages are undamaged with no creasing or tearing, minimal pencil underlining of text, no highlighting of text, no writing in margins. No missing pages.
The 8th Inspector Rebus vel from the No.1 bestselling, award-winning author. Rebus is juggling four cases trying to nail one killer - who might just lead back to the infamous Bible John. And he's doing it under the scrutiny of an internal inquiry led by a man he has just accused of taking backhanders from Glasgow's Mr Big. As if this wasn't eugh, there are TV cameras at his back investigating a miscarriage of justice, making Rebus a criminal in the eyes of a million or more viewers. Just one mistake is likely to mean an unpleasant and t particularly speedy death or, worse still, losing his job.
Author(s) Ian Rankin
Publisher Orion Publishing Co
Date of Publication 07/08/2008
Subject Crime, Thriller & Adventure
Place of Publication London
Country of Publication United Kingdom
Imprint Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
Weight 355 g
Width 130 mm
Height 198 mm
Spine 35 mm
Format Details B-format paperback
Author Biography 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
Prizes Winner of Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger Award 1997.
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