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Bone Chatter

Advantages: Warmth & depth of characters, confidently & intelligently written, engaging, detailed
Disadvantages: Some may find it a bit convoluted

...As a big fan of Reichs, I was giddily excited when I came across this in the library as I find it rare now to come across something I haven’t already read. Speaking In Bones is true to form, being an engrossing, detailed and intelligent read that I would ...

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Tempe Brennan and the Lucky Strike

Advantages: Good solid crime-solving stuff
Disadvantages: None

Sometimes you really do need to start at the beginning of a series to get into it. And sometimes it doesn't matter a jot. Kathy Reichs' Tempe Brennan novels fall into the latter category. There's a bit of a back-story in there, but let's be honest, it' ...

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Rebus - in small doses!

Advantages: Good filler in between the main Rebus novels, as always, really well written
Disadvantages: They're too short!!! :-(

This is a collection of short stories, featuring Ian Rankin's most famous Detective, Inspector John Rebus. As a follow on from my review of Rankin's 14th Rebus novel, A Question of Blood, I have just read A Good Hanging (and other stories) written by Rank ...

martin0201 11.01.2008 · Read full review
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Review of A Good Hanging (And Other Stories) - Ian Rankin

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Fancy A Quickie?

Advantages: Interesting read. A good introduction to the author. A good collection of short stories featuring Inspector Rebus.
Disadvantages: Suffers a little from the short nature of the stories.

~ ~ I've long been an avid fan of Scot's author Ian Rankin, in particular of his detective novels featuring the irreverent, irascible, irritable, hard drinking Edinburgh police inspector John Rebus. Once Rebus gets under your skin you very quickly get add ...

the_mad_cabbie 04.10.2007 · Read full review
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Review of A Good Hanging (And Other Stories) - Ian Rankin

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Will not have you hanging around

Advantages: Entertaining example of the art of writing short stories
Disadvantages: Know it all main character.

A Good Hanging is one of twelve short stories to be found in this Ian Rankin written book featuring his most famous creation Detective Inspector Frank Rebus who is currently gracing our TV screens. This was my first experience of Rebus either in the wri ...

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