The Black Book

The Black Book

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When a close colleague is brutally attacked, Inspector John Rebus is drawn into a case involving a hotel fire, an unidentified body, and a long forgotten night of terror and murder. Pursued by dangerous ghosts and tormented by the coded secrets of his colleague's notebook, Rebus must piece together the most complex and confusing of jigsaws. But not everyone wants the puzzle solved - perhaps not even Rebus himself...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 129 x 196 x 24mm | 250g
  • Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New ed.
  • 9780752883571
  • 25,148

Review Text

No one in Britain writes better crime novels today EVENING STANDARD
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Review quote

No one in Britain writes better crime novels today * EVENING STANDARD * A very impressive piece of work ... This is totally involving stuff * DAILY EXPRESS * There are few writers who can match him for imaginative, multi-layered plots ... thrilling * NEW STATESMAN * He is an addictive writer ... a remarkable talent * SPECTATOR * The quality of the writing and the scalpel-sharp characterisation ... make this a class act * DAILY TELEGRAPH * Ian Rankin is a genius -- Lee Child
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About Ian Rankin

Ian Rankin is a regular No.1 bestseller, and has received numerous awards, including the prestigious Diamond Dagger. He lives with his family in Edinburgh, and in 2003 received an OBE for his services to literature.
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13,707 ratings
3.98 out of 5 stars
5 29% (4,016)
4 46% (6,279)
3 20% (2,747)
2 3% (452)
1 2% (213)
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