Knots and Crosses
Publish date: July 1st 2002
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Mystery Thriller
Series: Inspector Rebus (#1)
Finally trying out a popular UK police procedural. I do enjoy a good procedural. And I enjoyed this one for the most part. In some ways, John Rebus reminds me a little of my beloved Armand Gamache in that he's well-read, thoughtful, and somewhat tortured by things in his past. My problem is that ...
Yet there had to be clues. There had to be. Rebus drank his coffee and felt his head spin. He was feeling like a detective in a cheap thriller, and wished that he could turn to the last page and stop all his confusion, all the death and the madness and the spinning in his ears. After 21 novels and...
"Knots and Crosses" ended up on my TBR pile because I saw Ian Rankin being interviewed about the release of "Even Dogs In The Wild", the twentieth Rebus book. He sounded like an interesting guy, I'd enjoyed seeing John Hannah in the TV version of Rebus back in 2000, so I thought I'd go back to the s...
Ian Rankin not only tells a good story, he tells it well. Here is a quote from the first chapter of this book. "He drove quietly, hating to be back here in Fife, back where the old days had never been "good old days," where ghosts rustled in the shells of empty houses and the shutters went up every ...
I got stuck, what else can I say. Quiet language with just the right amount of detail.
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