"With this latest action-packed adventure of Edinburgh's Inspector John Rebus, Rankin steps into the company of accomplished fellow British procedural writers John Harvey and Peter Turnbull."
--Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)
"Thick and zesty as a bottomless bowl of Scotch broth. ...Rebus ... shines right down to the nasty surprise on the last page."
"No one captures the noirish side of the city as well as Rankin."
"Ian Rankin joins the elite of British crime writing."
--Marcel Berlins, The Times
THE BLACK BOOK by Ian Rankin | Kirkus Book Reviews
Read the Kirkus Review of THE BLACK BOOK . Edinburgh Inspector John Rebus's bad week—his lover throws him out; his ex-dealing, ex-con brother, Mickey, turns up on his doorstep—shows every promise of getting worse.
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