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The Flood by Ian Rankin

AdvantagesGood story, enjoyable writing and exciting ending

DisadvantagesNo epilogue

"...this author Ian Rankin through the Rebus books and television series. This was however my first experience of his work. About the Author Ian Rankin was born in Fife, Scotland in 1960. He is the UK's Number 1 selling crime author. So far he has written 27 novels, of which his most successful have been the Rebus books. His first novel was indeed 'The Flood', which originally was planned for Radio 4's Short story section but was considered too ..." Read review

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A younger writer...

Advantagesthe first book he wrote

Disadvantagesnot his best

"Ian Rankin is one of the most popular modern scottish authors, his work is generally best known for the character John Rebus, and the accompanying TV shows, but before Rebus was The Flood. A novel set in a small Fife village, during the period when the traditional local industries were closing down. But it opens during the time when the local coal mine was still active, with a history of the female lead, Mary Miller. The book is more the story ..." Read review

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