The Resource Black and blue, Ian Rankin

Black and blue, Ian Rankin

Label
Black and blue
Title
Black and blue
Statement of responsibility
Ian Rankin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Rebus is juggling four cases trying to nail one killer - who might just lead back to the infamous Bible John. And he's doing it under the scrutiny of an internal inquiry led by a man he has just accused of taking backhanders from Glasgow's Mr Big. As if this wasn't enough, there are TV cameras at his back investigating a miscarriage of justice, making Rebus a criminal in the eyes of a million or more viewers. Just one mistake is likely to mean an unpleasant and not particularly speedy death or, worse still, losing his job
Member of
Summary
Already tackling a murder in Edinburgh, Inspector John Rebus becomes involved when a copy-cat serial rapist called "Bible Johnny" begins striking in Aberdeen and must keep his wits about him in the center of the media circus surrounding the case
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Gold Dagger Award for Best Crime Novel of the Year, 1997.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
006055
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rankin, Ian
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Inspector John Rebus mysteries
Series volume
0008
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rebus, Inspector (Fictitious character)
  • Police
  • Edinburgh (Scotland)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
an Inspector Rebus novel
Label
Black and blue, Ian Rankin
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
498 pages
Isbn
9780752883601
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Black and blue, Ian Rankin
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
498 pages
Isbn
9780752883601
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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