Ian Rankin Set In Darkness

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Edinburgh, 'a mad god's dream / Fitful and dark', is about to become the home of the first Scottish parliament in nigh on three hundred years. It's a momentous time and political passions run high ...Detective Inspector John Rebus is charged with liaison, thanks to the new parliament being resident at Queensberry House bang in the middle of his St. Leonard's patch. Queensberry House is home t just to the new Scotland's rulers to be, but to the legend of a young man roasted on a spit by a madman. A fate befitting its new inhabitants, some would say. When the fireplace where the youth died is uncovered, ather more recent murder victim is brought out into the daylight. Days later, in the gardens outside, Queensberry House's third body is found. This time the victim is mummified mystery man, but Roddy Grieve, a prospective MSP, and the powers that be are on Rebus's back demanding instant answers. Roddy Grieve's toriety brings a whole host of problems, including his seductive sister Lorna, one of Rebus's youthful fantasies made flesh. What's worse, as the case progresses, the Inspector finds himself face to face with one of Edinburgh's most torious criminals - a man he thoug

Key Features
Author(s) Ian Rankin
Publisher Orion Publishing Co
Date of Publication 17/02/2000
Language English
Format Hardback
ISBN-10 0752821296
ISBN-13 9780752821290
Subject Crime, Thriller & Adventure
Series Title Inspector Rebus
Series Part/Volume Number 11

Publication Data
Place of Publication London
Country of Publication United Kingdom
Imprint Orion
Out-of-print date 25/03/2003

Weight 863 g
Width 165 mm
Height 240 mm
Spine 42 mm

Editorial Details
Format Details Sewn

Author Biography Ian Rankin lives with his wife and two sons in Edinburgh having returned from a six-year sojourn in France.

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