Ian Rankin: The Complete Short Stories

Ian Rankin: The Complete Short Stories : A Good Hanging, Beggars Banquet, Atonement

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Ian Rankin has amassed an incredible portfolio of short stories, which all share the best qualities of his phenomenally popular novels. Now his two critically acclaimed short story collections - A GOOD HANGING and BEGGARS BANQUET - come together in one volume, along with ATONEMENT - a new Rebus story, written especially for this collection. A GOOD HANGING - Twelve Inspector Rebus mysteries, including the hanging of a student during the Edinburgh Festival, a gruesome arson attack, and the apparent witnessing of a miracle. Step off the tourist trail and into the macabre heart of Rebus's Edinburgh. BEGGARS BANQUET - Ranging from suburban murders to the sinister workings of a serial killer's mind, here are twenty-one tales all bearing the hallmark of great crime writing. Included are seven Inspector Rebus mysteries, and the Dagger award-winning story 'Herbert in Motion'. ATONEMENT - When Rebus comes to the aid of an old friend, he uncovers some hard-to-swallow truths about life, and death, at a local home for the elderly.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 544 pages
  • 152 x 230 x 42mm | 762.05g
  • Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0752869353
  • 9780752869353
  • 313,882

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Each and every tale is an absorbing read...Rankin has given crime readers a bargain NEW BOOKS. MAG
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About Ian Rankin

Since publishing his first Rebus novel in 1987, Ian Rankin has won a host of prizes and become a worldwide bestseller. Ian lives with his family in Edinburgh, where in 2003 he received an OBE for services to literature.
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