A good hanging : short stories / Ian Rankin.
- ISBN: 0312280270
- Physical Description: 308 p. ; 18 cm.
- Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
- Publisher: Ner York : St. Martin's Minotaur, 2002, c1992. Ner York : St. Martin's Minotaur, 2002, c1992.
Reprint. Originally published: Great Britain: Century, 1992.
|Formatted Contents Note:||Playback -- The Dean curse -- Being Frank -- Concrete evidence -- Seeing things -- A good hanging -- Tit for tat -- Not Provan -- Sunday -- Auld lang syne -- The gentlemen's club -- Monstrous trumpet.|
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A Good Hanging
Ian Rankin lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, with his wife and their two sons. Born in 1960, Ian Rankin graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1982. He is the author of the much translated, bestselling Inspector Rebus Series whose first Rebus novel was published in 1987. Rankin has been elected a Hawthornden Fellow, and is also a past winner of the Chandler-Fulbright Award. He is the recipient of four Crime Writers' Association Dagger Awards including the prestigious Diamond Dagger in 2005. In 2004, Ian won America's celebrated Edgar Award for 'Resurrection Men'. He has also been shortlisted for the Edgar and Anthony Awards in the USA, and won Denmark's Palle Rosenkrantz Prize, the French Grand Prix du Roman Noir and the Deutscher Krimipreis. Rankin is a contributor to BBC2's 'Newsnight Review' and also presented his own TV series, 'Ian Rankin's Evil Thoughts'. He recently received the OBE (Order of the British Empire) for services to literature. (Bowker Author Biography)