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Nov 14, 2019 - 02:02 AM By Ian Rankin

Ian Rankin has amassed an incredible portfolio of short stories, which all share the best qualities of his phenomenally popular novels Now his two critically acclaimed short story collections A GOOD HANGING and BEGGARS BANQUET come together in one volume, along with ATONEMENT a new Rebus story, written especially for this collection A GOOD HANGING Twelve InspectoIan Rankin has amassed an incredible portfolio of short stories, which all share the best qualities of his phenomenally popular novels Now his two critically acclaimed short story collections A GOOD HANGING and BEGGARS BANQUET come together in one volume, along with ATONEMENT a new Rebus story, written especially for this collection A GOOD HANGING Twelve Inspector Rebus mysteries, including the hanging of a student during the Edinburgh Festival, a gruesome arson attack, and the apparent witnessing of a miracle Step off the tourist trail and into the macabre heart of Rebus s Edinburgh BEGGARS BANQUET Ranging from suburban murders to the sinister workings of a serial killer s mind, here are twenty one tales all bearing the hallmark of great crime writing Included are seven Inspector Rebus mysteries, and the Dagger award winning story Herbert in Motion ATONEMENT When Rebus comes to the aid of an old friend, he uncovers some hard to swallow truths about life, and death, at a local home for the elderly.
  • Title: Ian Rankin: The Complete Short Stories: A Good Hanging, Beggars Banquet, Atonement
  • Author: Ian Rankin
  • ISBN: 9780752869346
  • Page: 355
  • Format: Hardcover

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Alex Nov 14, 2019 - 02:02 AM
I don't know if it's hideously unfashionable to profess a certain love for Rebus, but over the last three or four years I have developed an inordinate fondness for the fellow. This is an omnibus edition of two previously published short story collections: A Good Hanging and Beggars Banquet, as well as the exclusive Atonement (not to be confused with the other Ian's Atonement).This book is a prime example of why you can't really just assign an arbitrary number ranking to something: some of these [...]
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Christine Nov 14, 2019 - 02:02 AM
This collected shorts of Ian Rankin I had come across in some remainders shelves at a Barnes & Noble. "A Good Hanging" & "Atonement"I had only ever seen the Inspector Rebus series on the BBC occasionally. For police procedurals everyone in the UK seems to be a drunk or drug addict with special powers of observation & deduction (see: Jane Tennison, Sherlock Holmes, etc.). These were the Rebus short stories collected so I came out of the experience with little more feel for the charact [...]
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Vineet Nov 14, 2019 - 02:02 AM
Great collection most of them Inspector Rebus stories.Captures both the dark and refreshing sides of Edinburgh and its surrounds, which this forms the backdrop of all stories.You can guess out the mystery in the early stories, but it is the writing style and characterisation that takes hold. The later stories are exceptional and reveal a fast maturing writer clearly enjoying his prowess. I found that the shorter the story, the more gripping it is. Clearly, this is the format where Mr Rankin exce [...]
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Catherine Thompson Nov 14, 2019 - 02:02 AM
This complete collection (at the time of publication; Rankin has since published more short stories) is an absolute ace. Rankin uses the short story format to spread his wings, as it were, moving away from his well-known series protagonist Inspector Rebus and into other territory.Most of the stories still retain a crime element, but one that doesn't really, and is a real standout in the collection, is "Glimmer," one person's story of hanging out with the Rolling Stones at the height of the 1960s [...]
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Larraine Nov 14, 2019 - 02:02 AM
I'm not usually a fan of short stories, but Ian Rankin is a master. This is a collection of short stories featuring John Rebus from the beginning as a new cop to his retirement. Most are very short with a wonderful ironic twist. Several take place during the Christmas holidays. I especially liked the one that ended with the bad guys being "St Nicked." It helps to have read his other books. Rankin is the one who got me turned on to "Tartan Noir." He's still the best in my opinion.
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Kevin Marsh Nov 14, 2019 - 02:02 AM
I'm not a great fan of short stories, by I must admit that I liked reading this book. It was interesting to see how Mr Rankin constructed his short stories. There are a number of stories in this set that are not related to Rebus, so it was a treat to read other work by this author.A recommended read.
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Lbaker Nov 14, 2019 - 02:02 AM
Have finished the first section of the book and am quitting for now, will return it to the library as I am on chemo and my arms, shoulders and thumbs are really painful, and this book is very heavy.I look forward to reading it at a later time.
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H Nov 14, 2019 - 02:02 AM
A really nice collection and I had seriously enjoyed it. The stories aren't all about crime, actually, only a few are. And the rest? They're stories that are about so many things: human nature, luck, death.cRECOMMENDED~
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Vicki Nov 14, 2019 - 02:02 AM
I really enjoyed this collection of short stories. I haven't read that many Rebus novels but dipping in and out of this collection of stories set in Edinburgh and surrounding area has inspired me to read more in the series!
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Bradley Nov 14, 2019 - 02:02 AM
A great treat for fans of Rankin's Inspector Rebus series.
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Arlene Richards Nov 14, 2019 - 02:02 AM
I am not a fan of Short Stories and the stories starring Rebus are good but predictable. I did enjoy those that were utterly unknown and therefore interesting and startling.
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Ian Rankin: The Complete Short Stories: A Good Hanging, Beggars Banquet, Atonement By Ian Rankin Ian Rankin has amassed an incredible portfolio of short stories, which all share the best qualities of his phenomenally popular novels Now his two critically acclaimed short story collections A GOOD HANGING and BEGGARS BANQUET come together in one volume, along with ATONEMENT a new Rebus story, written especially for this collection A GOOD HANGING Twelve InspectoIan Rankin has amassed an incredible portfolio of short stories, which all share the best qualities of his phenomenally popular novels Now his two critically acclaimed short story collections A GOOD HANGING and BEGGARS BANQUET come together in one volume, along with ATONEMENT a new Rebus story, written especially for this collection A GOOD HANGING Twelve Inspector Rebus mysteries, including the hanging of a student during the Edinburgh Festival, a gruesome arson attack, and the apparent witnessing of a miracle Step off the tourist trail and into the macabre heart of Rebus s Edinburgh BEGGARS BANQUET Ranging from suburban murders to the sinister workings of a serial killer s mind, here are twenty one tales all bearing the hallmark of great crime writing Included are seven Inspector Rebus mysteries, and the Dagger award winning story Herbert in Motion ATONEMENT When Rebus comes to the aid of an old friend, he uncovers some hard to swallow truths about life, and death, at a local home for the elderly.

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