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A Question of Blood. by  IAN: RANKIN** - UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn. - from R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY. (SKU: rja644316)

A Question of Blood.

A Question of Blood. by  IAN: RANKIN** - UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn. - from R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY. (SKU: rja644316)
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A Question of Blood.

by RANKIN**, IAN:

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  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
NFINE./NFINE.
ISBN 10
0752851101
ISBN 13
9780752851105
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UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.NFINE/NFINE.No owner inscrptn,and no price- clip (£17.99) to dw/dj.Bright, crisp,clean monochrome photographic upper wrap,with white+gilt lettering,author colour portrait photographic illustrated rear wrap; with negligible shelf-wear and creasing to edges and corners - no major nicks or tears present.Some minimal bumping with reciprocal creasing to both head+ foot of spine/backstrip of dw/dj, front lower and rear top corners minimally rubbed.Top edges very,very lightly aged with faint,minimal,sporadic foxing (?)/spotting,fore-edges similar but brighter and clearer; contents generally bright,tight and clean - no dog-ear reading creases to any pages' corners - possibly an unread copy? A small indent on rear panel's spine/backstrip's gutter's edge - without penetration and without affecting the concomitant spot beneath.Bright,clean,sharp-cornered,plain green paper-covered boards with bright,crisp,stamped gilt lettering to spine/backstrip and immaculate plain black endpapers.Book has a light lean.UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn,5- 360pp [paginated] includes 7 sections (days - Tuesday through to the following Wednesday)) comprising 27 chapters+epilogue; plus [unpaginated],4pp publisher's adverts,half-title-page,a dedication, epigrams,and 7 Day-separator pages. A horrific shooting accident at a private school just north of Edinburgh: two seventeen-year-olds killed by an ex-Army loner who has gone off the rails.A man who finally turns the gun on himself.As Detective Inspector John Rebus puts it,'there's no mystery' . . . except the why.But this question takes Rebus into the heart of a shattered community.Ex-Army himself,Rebus becomes fascinated by the killer,and finds he is not alone. Military investigators are on the scene,and won't be shaken off.The man had friends and enemies to spare - ranging from civic leaders to the local Goths - leaving behind a legacy of secrets and lies. But Rebus faces his own trials too.A petty criminal who has been stalking his friend and colleague,Siobahn Clarke,has been found burnt to death in his own home.And Rebus is fresh out of hospital, hands heavily bandaged . . . 'A Question of Blood' is a novel about blood,about family and friendship, and about betrayal.It's also a story of two men - one killer,one cop - united by a bond of common history. Since April 2013,again in March 2015,and in this year too,the UK Post Office has altered it's Pricing in Proportion template,altering its prices, weight allowances,dimensions and lowered its qualifying compensation rates too! So,please contact rpaxtonden@blueyonder.co.uk ,for correct shipping/P+p quotes - particularly ALL overseas buyers - BEFORE ordering through the order page!

Synopsis

A Question of Blood is a 2003 crime novel by Ian Rankin. It is the fourteenth of the Inspector Rebus novels.

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Bookseller
R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY. GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
rja644316
Title
A Question of Blood.
Author
RANKIN**, IAN:
Book condition
Used - NFINE.
Jacket condition
NFINE.
Quantity available
1
Edition
UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0752851101
ISBN 13
9780752851105
Publisher
LONDON.ORION,2003.
Place of Publication
London
This edition first published
2003
Keywords
q52.SIGNED.MODERN FIRSTS2.UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.ISBN 0752851101.Inspector Rebus_Edinburgh_fiction.Detective_crime Fiction.Knots & Crosses.Hide & Seek.Tooth & Nail.Books new,used,signed,rare.
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