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ISBN13: 9780316078764
ISBN10: 031607876x
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Nobody likes The Complaints — they're the cops who investigate other cops. It's a department known within the force as The Dark Side, and it's where Malcolm Fox works. He's a serious man with a father in a nursing home and a sister who persists in an abusive relationship, frustrating problems about which he cannot seem to do anything.

Then the reluctant Fox is given a new case. There's a cop named Jamie Breck, and he's dirty. The problem is, no one can prove it. As Fox takes on the job, he learns that there's more to Breck than anyone thinks — dangerous knowledge, especially when a vicious murder takes place far too close to home.

In The Complaints, Rankin proves again why he is one of the world's most beloved and bestselling crime writers, mixing unstoppable pacing with the deeper question of who decides right from wrong.

Review:

"Rankin is a master at what, for me, is one of the important aspects of a crime novel: the integration of setting, plot, characters and a theme which, for Rankin, is the moral dimension never far from his writing....Fox is so fully realised and interesting a character, his job in 'the complaints' so fraught with fascinating possibilities, that we can surely hope to meet him again." The Guardian

About the Author

Ian Rankin is a #1 international bestselling author. Winner of an Edgar Award and the recipient of a Gold Dagger for fiction and the Chandler-Fulbright Award, he lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, with his wife and their two sons.

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JohnLee, January 3, 2013 (view all comments by JohnLee)
This book give the perspective of the hunter being hunted and when you turn the tables on those that investigate how they use their skills to assist in finding the truth. The truth turns out to be buried very deep and when he finds it even Foxy is shocked by how this all got started.

Ian Rankin loves a good mystery and the reason I know that he in the flawless way he writes it. You never know who is doing what or what door leads to the clue until the moment he wants you to.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780316078764
Author:
Rankin, Ian
Publisher:
Reagan Arthur Books
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Hard-Boiled
Publication Date:
20111131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 x 1.25 in 0.96 lb

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Product details 480 pages Reagan Arthur Books - English 9780316078764 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Rankin is a master at what, for me, is one of the important aspects of a crime novel: the integration of setting, plot, characters and a theme which, for Rankin, is the moral dimension never far from his writing....Fox is so fully realised and interesting a character, his job in 'the complaints' so fraught with fascinating possibilities, that we can surely hope to meet him again."
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