Dead Souls (Inspector Rebus, #10)

Dead Souls (Inspector Rebus, #10) Weary, Wary, Hard Drinking Detective John Rebus Returns In Author Ian Rankin S Internationally Acclaimed, Award Winning Series As Complex And Unpredictable As The Brooding Mists That Envelop His Edinburgh Beat, Rebus Is Ever Resourceful And Determined But This Time, Vulnerable And Challenged As Never Before, With Complications In His Personal Life, And Events That Shake Him To The Depths Of His Being A Colleague S Suicide Pedophiles A Missing Child A Serial Killer You Never Know Your Luck, Muses Rebus Driven By Instinct And Experience, He Searches For Connections, Against Official Skepticism But At Night, Unsoothed By Whiskey, Rebus Faces His Ghosts And The Prospect Of His Daughter S Possibly Permanent Paralysis Soldiering Through Dank, Desperate Slums And The Tony Flats Of The Scottish Chic, Rebus Uncovers A Chain Of Crime, Deceit, And Hidden Sins Knowing It S Himself He S Really Trying To Save. I haven t read a Rebus novel that I haven t enjoyed but this one is so far the best Rebus is really multi tasking in this one He s outing a pedophile, looking for the son of an old flame, also trying to figure out what s going on with a recently released killer But, this book is muchthan Rebus trying to solve these crimes We learn about Rebus teen years, the girl that got away, the friend he felt that he let down It really shows why Rebus is the way he is today It also shows him won I haven t read a Rebus novel that I haven t enjoyed but thi
The tenth book in the Rebus series picks up from the end of the previous book Rebus is faced with a moral dilemma of dealing with a freed pedophile And at the same time he is trying to keep an eye on a serial k
3.5 stars.As a high school teacher, there were many times a student s behavior would become crystal clear after meeting his parents I d run into problems with work ethic or attitude or whatever, and I d think, What s the deal with this kid Then I d meet Mom and or Dad in a parent conference and immediately realize, Oh, of course that s why he fill in the blank It would be some sort of weird mirror image, where son s classroom surliness was reflected in Dad s obvious displeasure at comin 3.5 stars.As a high school teacher, there were many times a studen
Dead Souls was written in 1999 and depicts a John Rebus who is increasingly feeling dead inside and wondering if he should continue as a police officer In the beginning of the book he is part of a stakeout of the Edinburgh zoo trying to find the person who is poisoning the animals When he sees a known pedophile taking photos, he gives chase and, while he is going after the pedophile, the poisoner almost is able to do the deed yet again Darren Rouse, the pedophile, claims that he is taking a p Dead Souls was written in 1999 and depicts a John Rebus who is increasingly feeling dead inside and wondering if he should continue as a police officer In the beginning of the book he is part of a stakeout of the Edinburgh zoo trying to find the person who is poisoning the animals When he sees a known pedophile taking photos, he gives chase and, while he is going after the pedophile, the poisoner almost is able to do the deed yet again Darren Rouse, the pedophile, claims that he is taking a photography class and the zoo is his assignment This claim is verified by his social worker Rebus discovers that he is living in an apartment that overlooks a playground He tells a reporter he knows about him who refuses to write the story, telling him that there is something inside him that has died The book has a number of different stories that come together, as always, in an interesting way A former girlfriend of Rebus when he was in high school contacts him about her missing son A fellow
A colleague s suicide Pedophiles A missing child A serial killer You never know your luck, muses Rebus Driven by instinct and experience, he searches for connections, against official skepticism But at night, unsoothed by whiskey, Rebus faces his ghosts and the prospect of his daughter s possibly permanent paralysis Soldiering through dank, desperate slums and the tony flats
Rebus has multiple cases in this one This shows how police work actually isthan one case at a time and it was fascinating He is self effacing and self doubting as a detective. Another enjoyable read in this excellent series Detective John Rebus is one of the best characters in detective fiction today Maddening and likable all at once, his many flaws only serve to make him one of thebelievable serial characters The plot in this one moves along at a great pace beginning with Rebus heartlessly and selfishly outing a paedophile trying to turn his life around Rebus does try to redeem himself by trying to help the unfortunate individual in the end but never over Another enjoyable read in this excellent series Detective John Rebus is one of the best characters in detectiv
I liked the book Okay the narrator wasn t James McPherson, but he was okay. It s been awhile since I read a Rebus mystery and it was a welcome return to his world Gritty, interesting mystery peopled with an varied, excellent cast, headed by cynical, war weary Detective Inspector John Rebus of Edinburgh s crime squad A variety of issues possible crimes featured in this story, but while there were twists and turns, the stories seemed believ
Mi ero lasciato invogliare dal commento di Ellroy il fondatore e il re incontrastato del noir scozzese che, in effetti, col senno di poi, lascia il tempo che trova Molto tempo dopo ho letto in un intervista che l unica ragione che spinge Ellroy a commentare i libri altrui il fat

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  • Paperback
  • 448 pages
  • Dead Souls (Inspector Rebus, #10)
  • Ian Rankin
  • English
  • 08 November 2018
  • 0312974205