Written on: 28/08/2009 by Janet Lewison (43 reviews written)
It's the season for catarrh! Children are back at school and the supermarkets are selling lots of boxes of cheap tissues and of course, anti-nit shampoo. Today I am feeling rather depleted by a runny nose and cotton wool head. All set off nicely by the dalek voice!
What better comfort then than a hot water bottle and a book that takes you into the alleyways of Edinburgh on the look out for the killer of a Russian Emigre Poet? This story has extra chutzpah too as this is Rebus's last case... (read more)
Written on: 31/07/2008 by Harriet Klausner (18660 reviews written)
Little, Brown, Sep 2008, $24.99
For the first time he can remember Edinburgh Police Inspector John Rebus is worried about the future. In ten days, the long time cop is turning sixty, which means mandatory retirement although he does not feel ready to leave the force.
Still, Rebus plans to finish his last cases although he only has ten working days left. His prime investigation is the murder of Russian poet Alexander Todorov; in which he and his... (read more)
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