Item description for En la oscuridad (Set in Darkness) by Ian Rankin...
On the eve of the first Scottish parliament in three hundred years, Edinburgh is a city rife with political passions and expectations. Queensbury House, the home of Scotland's new rulers, falls in the middle Rebus' turf, keeping him busy with ceremonial tasks. That quickly changes, however, when a long-dead body is discovered in a Queensbury House fireplace, a homeless man throws himself off a bridge leaving behind a suitcase full of cash, and an up-and-coming politician is found murdered. The links between the three deaths lead Rebus to a confrontation with one of Edinburgh's most notorious criminals, a man he thought he'd put in jail for life. Someone's going to make a lot of money out of Scotland's independence as Rebus knows, where there's big money at stake, darkness gathers.
Description in Spanish: "Edimburgo est a punto de convertirse, al cabo de casi tres siglos, en anfitriona del primer Parlamento escocs, un hito histrico y poltico que enciende pasiones. El inspector Rebus ha sido destinado al comit de enlace de seguridad del Parlamento, en Queensberry House, centro mismo del distrito de la comisara de St. Leonard. De Queensberry House, futura sede del gobierno de la nueva Escocia, perdura la maldicin de una leyenda, una maldicin que segn algunos recaer sobre los nuevos inquilinos.Los problemas empiezan cuando, en la antigua chimenea donde de acuerdo con la leyenda muri asado un joven, aparece el cadver de Roddy Grieve,candidato a un escao en el nuevo Parlamento."
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 5" Height: 7.5" Weight: 0.9 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2007
ISBN 8478718648 ISBN13 9788478718641
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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.