Beggar's Banquet: Pt.1
Over the years, Ian Rankin has amassed a portfolio of short stories published in crime magazines, composed for events and broadcast on radio.O There are seven stories in this volume, the first of three which will include all twenty-one stories of the Beggars Banquet book, read unabridged.O It includes two Inspector Rebus tales, and ranges from the sinister Someone Got to Eddie to the wryly comic The Only True Comedian.O All bear the hallmark of great crime writing, but the collection also displays Rankin's more playful side - even revelaing a real warmth in Rebus's character.O For the audio, the hugely versatile James Macpherson relishes the variety of characters. Of even more interest to his many fans, Ian includes EIGHT Inspector Rebus stories in this new collection...
- Audio cassette
- 106 x 140 x 18mm | 140.61g
- 04 Jul 2002
- Orion Publishing Co
- Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
- London, United Kingdom
'All expertly read by James Macpherson' THE SCOTSMAN
About Ian Rankin
Ian Rankin is probably Britain's top crime writer. His first Rebus novel was published in 1987. The books are now in translation, as well as being increasingly popular in the USA. Ian Rankin has been a Hawthornden Fellow and is winner of the Chandler-Fulbright Award as well as two Crime Writers' Association 'Daggers' for short stories: his novel Black and Blue won the 1997 Gold Dagger. He lives in Edinburgh and is married with two sons. James Macpherson has played DCI Jardine in Taggart for sixteen years, and has acted on stage in plays as diverse as The Taming of the Shrew and works by Hamish Wilson. He has presented a regular books programme for Radio Scotland - for which he has interviewed Ian Rankin. He won a Gold Award for his reading of Strip Jack at the Spoken Word Awards 2004. He lives in Glasgow.