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Even Dogs in the Wild kindle ¾ Kindle Edition ¿ insolpro Í ❮Reading❯ ➳ Even Dogs in the Wild ➬ Author Ian Rankin – Insolpro.co.uk Retirement doesn't suit John Rebus He wasn't made for hobbies holidays or home improvements Being a cop is in his blood So when DI Siobhan Clarke asksRough his window Now it's up to Clarke and Rebus to connect the dots and stop a killer Dogs in the MOBI #243 Even Dogs in the Wild brings back Ian Rankin's greatest characters in a story exploring the darkest corners of our instincts and desir In many respects Even Dogs in the Wild feels like Ian Rankin’s magnum opus; like he’s been building towards this moment this novel since he started writing all those years ago It brings together many of his greatest characters – John Rebus of course; Siobhan Clarke; Malcolm Fox; and Ger Cafferty to name just a few – and pits them against a dark violent enigmatic foe who is targeting the Edinburgh underbelly’s most fearsome playersRebus is retired now of course Like Michael Connelly Rankin made the decision long ago to age his protagonist in real time and as his inaugural readership has aged so too has the character But Rebus’s blood runs blue – take away the badge and the official responsibility but he’s still the same man; he retains that insatiable thirst for justice and to bury his nose in other people’s business So when Cafferty is targeted by this mysterious gunman it doesn’t take much to rope Rebus into the investigation His relationship with Cafferty has taken an interesting turn in recent years since his retirement It would be a mistake to call them friends but the animosity between the two has dissipated now that their societal roles are opaue So too has Rebus’s relationship with Malcolm Fox turned into something reminiscent of friendship; a mutual respect has garnered in the years since Fox was with the complaints internal affairs and was investigating the perennially insubordinate Rebus In fact the first sparks of true mateship starting to flickerSo there is plenty for veteran readers to enjoy; an added dimension that newcomers might not wholly appreciate but will undoubtedly value the added texture of Rebus’s world Thankfully the core mystery itself – Who is the killer What’s his beef – is packed with twists and turns and revelations that’ll leave readers floored After 20 years of writing crime Rankin is a grandmaster of the genre and his year’s sabbatical has reinvigorated his already stellar storytelling flair While I was saddened when Rebus retired my greatest fear was that he might later be shoehorned into subseuent novels; his name carries a ton of cache after all I’m thrilled that hasn’t been the case Rebus still belongs in this world and it’s clear Rankin has plenty to say about the character and through his perspectiveEven Dogs in the Wild is a brilliant novel; a page turner with great depth If this is what we get when Ian Rankin takes a year off to recharge his batteries I’d be content to wait two years between novels; not happy no way; but willing to comply

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In the PDF #8608 Retirement doesn't suit John Rebus He wasn't made for hobbies holidays or home improvements Being a cop is in his blood So when DI Siobhan Clarke asks for his help on a case Rebus doesn't need long to consider his optionsClark The twentieth Rebus novel from Rankin this one concerns a retired John Rebus who is still stuck in his routine of drinking too much IPA and wandering the streets of Edinburgh looking for another pub to drink too much IPA in In Even Dogs in the Wild the past comes back to haunt Rebus' old nemesis Cafferty bringing the two of them closer together than they'd really like Throw in Siobhan Clarke and Malcolm Fox and you have a very decent crime bookI'm always going to enjoy Rebus novels but this one was a bit lacking It didn't really have a whole lot of Rebus working things out which is what I love so much about the Rebus novels He's not like other detectives he actually thinks things through and works the crimes out in his mind as opposed to other detectives who basically stumble upon the answer by accident 94% of the timeThere was also a bit too much Siobhan and Malcolm in this but when you're protagonist is a retired detective with no business working on detecting cases that is most likely to happen The storyline was pretty decent and it had me guessing but that was mostly because there weren't too many clues laid out for youDespite all of that it was still much better than a lot of other people can do and I enjoyed it immensely because there were occasional sparks of wonderful Rebus action I'd strongly suggest you don't start with this one if you're new to Rankin and Rebus but by all means don't miss it out eitherBlog | Instagram | Twitter | Pinterest | Shop | Etsy

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Even Dogs in the WildE's been investigating the death of a senior Even Dogs ePUB #187 lawyer whose body was found along with a threatening note On the other side of Edinburgh Big Ger Cafferty Rebus's long time nemesis has received an identical note and a bullet th Rebus in a deerstalkerSiobhan Clarke has been called in to investigate the murder of David Minton a former Lord Advocate chief legal officer of the Scottish Government At first it looks like a robbery gone wrong until a note is found on Lord Minton's body – I'M GOING TO KILL YOU FOR WHAT YOU DID That evening as Siobhan and Malcolm Fox share dinner they are told of a shooting in the city – the target Big Ger Cafferty retired gangster and long time Moriarty to Rebus' Holmes The shooter missed and Cafferty is refusing to talk to the police about it so Siobhan suggests bringing Rebus in on it as the one man to whom Cafferty is likely to open up Problem is Rebus is now retired again – and so begins his new career as a 'consulting detective' Fox meantime has been seconded to a team through from Glasgow who are carrying out surveillance on a Glasgow gangster and his son in Edinburgh looking for one of their employees who has betrayed them and run off with a truck load of drugsThe book gets off to a great start with a short prologue where two gangsters are in a forest to bury a body But things don't go uite to plan It takes uite a long time for all the various strands of the book to come together but as always Rankin handles the plotting with sure skill meting out the information with perfect timing to keep the reader's interest from flagging at any point This book is noir in feel than some of Rebus' recent outings being very much about the gangsters of Edinburgh and Glasgow The thing I love most about Rankin is that his books and characters are set very much in the real recognisable world of present day Scotland and that shows through in his treatment of the gangsters here He portrays them as less relevant than they used to be with so many of their old fields of activity having become either legalised – money lenders now advertise their exorbitant interest rates on TV and gambling has become brightly lit family fun – or less lucrative with the police successful in preventing protection rackets for instance Much organised crime is now carried out via the darknet rather than on the streets Cafferty and his Glasgow counterpart Joe Stark are rather outdated dinosaurs – still dangerous in the parts of society in which they operate but not universally feared or admired as the old time gangsters once were Gun crime is shown as it truly is – extremely rare and not a major issue in Scottish society There was 1 – yes one – gun murder in the whole of Scotland in 2014 Sorry to be a killjoy It's very refreshing to get such a true picture rather than the nonsense that fills so many books in the 'Tartan Noir' genre most of which describe a society that is as realistic as Hobbiton or as outdated as Dickens' London However the book isn't only about the warring gangsters There is another strand that touches on a subject very much in the current news – the historical abuse of children in care homes Again Rankin handles this with all his usual skill and sensitivity showing not only how it affected the children at the time but how the after effects of abuse can cascade down through generations And he does it without resorting to shock horror tactics voyeuristically salacious details or crocodile tears As a result the story feels both authentic and credibleThere is perhaps a little less reference to the political side of Scottish life than there has been in the recent books but I think this is a good reflection of post referendum life where the close result has somewhat left the nation feeling that it's in political limbo But the storyline touches on the power structures of both police and government and especially on the abuse of power at the topThis wouldn't be one I would necessarily recommend as a starting point for newcomers to Rebus There are so many characters from previous books in it that I think it will work best for existing fans who understand how the relationship between Rebus and Big Ger has developed over the years But for me a new Rebus is always a huge treat – Rankin is so in control of his writing and plotting that reading his books is an effortless joy Another strong entry in the series that I'm sure fans will enjoy and great to have Rebus back in action after the long two years since the last book Here's hoping his 'consulting detective' days are not overNB This book was provided for review by the publisher Orionwwwfictionfanblogwordpresscom