Beggars Banquet: Pt.2

Beggars Banquet: Pt.2

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Over the years, Ian Rankin has amassed an incredible portfolio of short stories. Published in crime magazines, composed for events, broadcast on radio, they all share the best qualities of his phenomenally popular mystery novels. Ten years ago, A Good Hanging - Ian's first short story collection - demonstrated this talent and now after nearly a decade at the top of popular fiction, Ian is releasing a follow-up. This is the second of three volumes on audio which will include all twenty-one stories of the Beggars Banquet book, read unabridged. The CWA Dagger-winning tale Herbert in Motion attempts the 'perfect crime', Glimmer is an acid-laced vision of rock bands in the late Sixties.O The theme of bad luck permeates Unlucky in Love, Unlucky at Cards.O Editing gets creative in Video, Nasty.O In Talk Show DI John Rebus takes on a case at Lowland Radio.O Castle Dangerous is another Rebus investigation, with a clue provided by Sir Walter Scott himself.O All bear the hallmark of great crime writing.O The hugely versatile James Macpherson relishes the variety of characters.
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  • Audio cassette
  • 107 x 140 x 17mm | 126g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Unabridged
  • 0752856200
  • 9780752856209

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.
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