In a House of Lies - Ian Rankin (Trade Paperback)

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Barcode
9781409176893
Department
Books
Released
28 Jan 2019
Supply Source
South Africa

Book

Author
Ian Rankin
Binding
Paperback / softback
Publisher
Orion Publishing Co
Language
English
Number of Pages
320
Dimensions
234 x 153 x 28mm (504g)

Summary

The iconic Ian Rankin returns with a new Detective John Rebus novel - this year's essential must-read bestseller.

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In a house of lies, who can ever know the truth?

Classification

General Subject
Mystery/Suspense
BISAC Subject 2
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Police Procedural
BISAC Subject 3
Fiction / Crime
BIC Classification 1
Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
BIC Classification 2
Crime & mystery
Library Subject 1
Police - Fiction - Scotland - Edinburgh
Library Subject 2
Edinburgh Scotland - Fiction
Dewey Classification
823.92

Author Bio

Born in the Kingdom of Fife in 1960, Ian Rankin graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1982, and then spent three years writing novels when he was supposed to be working towards a PhD in Scottish Literature. His first Rebus novel was published in 1987, and the Rebus books are now translated into thirty-six languages and are bestsellers worldwide.Ian Rankin has been elected a Hawthornden Fellow, and is also a past winner of the Chandler-Fulbright Award. He is the recipient of four CWA Daggers including the prestigious Diamond Dagger in 2005. In 2004, Ian won America's celebrated Edgar Award. He has also been shortlisted for the Anthony Award in the USA, won Denmark's Palle Rosenkrantz Prize, the French Grand Prix du Roman Noir and the Deutscher Krimipreis. Ian Rankin is also the recipient of honorary degrees from the universities of Abertay, St Andrews, Edinburgh, Hull and the Open University.A contributor to BBC2's Newsnight Review, he also presented his own TV series, Ian Rankin's Evil Thoughts. Rankin is a No.1 bestseller in the UK and has received the OBE for services to literature, opting to receive the prize in his home city of Edinburgh, where he lives with his partner and two sons. www.ianrankin.net Twitter @Beathhigh