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This is the last in the series of Inspector Rebus novels written by Ian Rankin.
A very well written, if rather complex, police procedural, with some excellent characters, an interesting setting, strongly recommended for fans of police mysteries.
The reason this one is getting four is I thought the story dragged on a little too long and there were too many characters.
I am now an addicted reader about Rebus! Insights into the underworld and overworld of crime and the struggle of an old cop against both, never sure about which way is up. Read morePublished 8 days ago by Denis Blight
It took a while to adjust to the subtle differences between Scots English and American, and I'm still not sure how to pronounce some of the names, but the plot was engrossing and... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Antoinette Matlins
The ending was abit thin, and drawn out, not quite as good as others, but still a good readPublished 3 months ago by John Murray
If I really believed this would be the last of Inspector Rebus, I'd be in mourning. It's clear however that Ian Rankin is as fond of his hero as is the reading public and that his... Read morePublished 4 months ago by BBC
Ian Rankin is just about my favorite mystery writer in the world. I never get tired of the Rebus series. Read morePublished 6 months ago by lisatheratgirl
Love these books. The John Rebus books are great. I have read them all.Published 7 months ago by Lynnette R. White
It felt like an authentic end to Rebus's career. Somehow I like to think I will read about him againPublished 8 months ago by Liz
Sourpuss DCI Rebus in Edinburgh contemplates retirement and goes off on another case. Russian econ-mafia types hooking up with arch-crook Big Ger Cafferty on one side, where a... Read morePublished 8 months ago by R. Kennedy
A fun read. The old "one more before I go" ploy. But it works.Published 8 months ago by Dr. Sound Good