Book Reviews of Let It Bleed (Inspector Rebus, Bk 7)

Let It Bleed (Inspector Rebus, Bk 7)
Let It Bleed - Inspector Rebus, Bk 7
Author: Ian Rankin
ISBN-13: 9780312966652
ISBN-10: 0312966652
Publication Date: 9/15/1998
Pages: 320
Rating:
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
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4.2 stars, based on 44 ratings
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
Book Type: Paperback
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Book Description
In the dark days and biting windstorms of an Edinburgh winter, two drop-out kids dive off the towering Forth Road Bridge. A civic office is spattered by a grisly gun-blast. Two suicides and a murder that just don't add up, unless John Rebus can crunch the numbers. Following a trail that snakes through stark alleys and sad bars, shredded files and lacerated lives, Rebus finds himself up against an airtight, murderous conglomerate on the make in every arena of power. It's leeching the life and soul out of his city and, if it can, him too...

My Review
This installment of Inspector Rebus shows our main character as very human but flawed as he solves this mystery which is about political and business corruption. The story is well crafted and hooks you right away and doesn't let you go until the last page. Filled with Scottish wit, this novel is highly entertaining even though it is a dark, atmospheric tale of conspiracy and greed. I would recommend this series as I find Ian Rankin to be a very intelligent and talented writer.
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Another enjoyable book centering on Inspector Rebus. I almost always like Rankin's writing, and continue to find Rebus an interesting character. The more I learn about him, it seems, the more he can surprise me, and I appreciate his complexity. The story here was complex as well, and will almost certainly have repercussions in future books. While the series is probably best read in order, though, Rebus is such a strong central character that the books are fine on a more random basis.
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Inspector Rebus rises to the challenge again.
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In the dark days and biting windstorms of an Edinburgh winter, two drop-out kids dive off the towering Forth Road Bridge. A civic office is spattered by a grisly gun-blast. Two suicides and a murder that just don't add up.
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VERY TWISTY PLOT - LITTLE VIOLENCE
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A great Detective Rubus Mystery
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"In the dark days and biting windstorms of an Edinburgh winter, two drop-out kids dive off the towering Forth Road Bridge. A civic officer is spattered by a grisley gun-blast. Two suicides and a murder that just don't add up, unless John Rebus can crunch numbers. Following a trail that snakes through stark alleys and sad bars, shredded files and lacerated lives, Rebus finds himself up against an airtight, murderous conglomerate on the make in every arena of power. It's leeching the life and soul out of his city and, it if can, him too..."
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The detective Rebus series is a great read> He joins Morse as one of my British favorites.