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The Impossible Dead - Ian Rankin
The Impossible Dead
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780316039772 (0316039772)
Publisher: Reagan Arthur Books
Pages no: 391
Edition language: English
Series: Malcolm Fox (#2)
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runner rated it
5.0 Superb!
Ian Rankin to me will always be synonymous with John Rebus but Rebus, although still fighting crime, is in retirement and so its good to meet a new hero in town DI Malcolm Fox. He's working in the complaints dept(internal affairs to you and me) and together with two comrades has been sent to the kin...
A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books
A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books rated it
3.0 The Impossible Dead
It's always a pleasure to go back to lowland Scotland with Rankin, and this outing included trips to some rather familiar spots in Fife. I'm somewhat more convinced of Fox as a protagonist this time around (even though I still miss Rebus); he shows some real gnarliness as the Complaints chap who rea...
November News 2014
November News 2014 rated it
5.0 The Impossible Dead
What can I say that hasn't already been said by previous reviewers? Ian Rankin is a master at what he does and he does Scottish detective fiction best with Rebus. However, here he has developed a second character that ranks "up there" with Rebus. This new character is so fleshed-out you could touch ...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
Handwritten on inside: Rebecca Strong Xmas 2011Dedication: I MDavid ThompsonOpening: 'He's not here,' the desk sergeant said.'So where is he?''Out on a call.'Fox stared hard at the man, knowing it wouldn't do any good. The sergeant was one of those old-timers who reckoned they'd seen it all anf face...
To Shoot or Not to Shoot
To Shoot or Not to Shoot rated it
3.0 The Impossible Dead
I enjoyed this a lot (3.5 stars at least). What captured my imagination was the web woven between individual histories, social and political history, and the present. I am just a little older than most of the characters, and graduated from a university in Scotland just before the past events so it s...
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