Written on: 20/04/2004 by mary franklin (1 review written)
Ian Rankin, A Question of Blood Review: We are asked to believe that Rebus has become the rogue copper and killed a minor hood. We follow him through the streets helped by his colleague DS Siobhan Clarke, in and out of the pubs and bars of the city, avoiding his suspension and helping to solve another tragic killing and an assumption of a lesser Dumblane. Remember Rebus was almost forty when he was created in 1987 so whatever he does now is almost by memory, but still well worth reading... (read more)
Written on: 30/01/2004 by Harriet Klausner (18660 reviews written)
A Question of Blood
Little, Brown, Jan 2004, $22.95, 406 pp.
His superior DCI Gill Templer thinks he did the crime. His partner Siobhan Clarke is certain he did the crime. The evidence is circumstantial, but DI John Rebus had a motive as the victim Martin Fairstone was stalking and harassing Siobhan. John's severely burned fingers and hands that he claims came from scalding water, could have easily come from the fire that engulfed Martin.
When DI Bobby Hogan... (read more)
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