Item description for Black & Blue (Negra (Rba Libros)) by Ian Rankin...
"Bible John" terrorized Glasgow in the sixties and seventies, murdering three women and he was never caught. Now a copycat, "Bible Johnny", is a new menace with violent ambitions. This new case would be perfect for Inspector John Rebus, but after a run-in with a crooked senior officer, he's been shunted aside to one of Edinburgh's toughest suburbs, where he investigates the murder of an off-duty oilman. His investigation takes him north to the oilrigs of Aberdeen, where he meets the "Bible Johnny" media circus head-on. Suddenly caught in the glare of the television cameras and in the middle of more than one investigation, Rebus must proceed with caution: One mistake could mean an unpleasant and not particularly speedy death, or, worse still, losing his job.
Description in Spanish: John Biblia aterroriz a Glasgow en los aos 60 y 70, cuando asesin a tres mujeres, asesinatos por los cuales nunca pudieron detenerlo. Ahora, Johnny Biblia, como lo han bautizado los medios de comunicacin, parece matar para apropiarse de la gloria del legendario asesino. Son cuatro los casos que el inspector, John Rebus, relaciona y que aparentemente conducen al depravado asesino. Al mismo tiempo, Rebus se ve envuelto en una investigacin interna dirigida por un compaero a quien ha acusado de recibir sobornos de un poderoso mafioso. Y por si esto fuera poco es perseguido por las cmaras de una cadena de televisin que investiga errores judiciales. Cualquier paso en falso podra costarle su empleo o desencadenar una particular muerte lenta.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.3" Width: 4.9" Height: 1.1" Weight: 0.65 lbs.
Release Date Sep 30, 2005
Publisher Rba Publicaciones
ISBN 8478713727 ISBN13 9788478713721
Availability 0 units.
More About Ian Rankin
Ian Rankin is the worldwide #1 bestselling writer of the Inspector Rebus mysteries, including Knots and Crosses, Hide and Seek, Let It Bleed, Black and Blue, Set in Darkness, Resurrection Men, A Question of Blood, The Falls and Exit Music. He has won an Edgar Award, a Gold Dagger for fiction, a Diamond Dagger for career excellence, and the Chandler-Fulbright Award. He has been elected a Hawthornden Fellow, and received the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for his contributions to literature. He graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1982. He lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, with his wife and their two sons.