23 juin 2010

Une dernière chance pour Rebus, Ian Rankin

Pour avoir lancé un mug de thé à la tête de sa supérieure, John Rebus va réapprendre les règles du travail en équipe à l'Académie de police écossaise, dite "le saloon de la dernière chance". Il devra plancher, avec cinq autres officiers insoumis, sur le meurtre non élucidé d'un petit voyou de Glasgow. Or l'un d'eux, Gray, ainsi que Rebus, ont jadis travaillé sur ce dossier. Simple coïncidence ? Parallèlement, Siobhan Clarke, désormais sergent, enquête sur l'assassinat d'Edward Marber, un galeriste d'Edimbourg. Les deux... [Lire la suite]
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12 avril 2010

BLACK AND BLUE, Ian Rankin

Inspector John Rebus must disinter all four cases to nail just one killer. And do it while facing the glare of an internal inquiry led by a man he has just accused of taking backhanders from Glasgow's Mr Big, and with TV cameras at his back investigating a miscarriage of justice. One mistake is likely to mean an unpleasant and not particularly speedy death or, worse still,losing his job. 'With BLACK AND BLUE' Ian Rankin joins the elite of British crime writing' Marcel Berlins THE TIMES.
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11 novembre 2009

The hanging garden, Ian Rankin

Detective Inspector John Rebus is buried under a pile of paperwork generated by his investigations into a suspected war criminal. But an escalating dispute between the upstart Tommy Telford and Big Ger Cafferty's gang gives Rebus and escape clause. When Rebus takes under his wing a distraught Bosnian call girl, it gives him a personal reason to make sure Telford takes the high road back to Paisley and pronto.Ian Rankin has been elected a Hawthorden Fellow, and is also a past winner of the pretigious Chandler-Fullbright Award, as well... [Lire la suite]
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