Dead Souls : Inspector Rebus [Abridged]

  • by Ian Rankin
  • Narrated by Ian Rankin, Bill Paterson
  • Series: Inspector Rebus [Abridged]
  • 3 hrs and 28 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

FEATURING AN EXCLUSIVE INTRODUCTION READ BY IAN RANKIN.The 10th Inspector Rebus novel from "Britain's best crime novelist" (Daily Express).Stalking a poisoner at the local zoo, Inspector John Rebus comes across a paedophile taking pictures of children. When the social workers claim he is there for legitimate educational reasons, Rebus is faced with a dilemma - should he be outed to protect local kids or given a chance to start anew? As the locals begin a hate campaign he gets a call from the past: the son of a friend has gone missing and no one else will make time to ask the right questions. And then a fragment of Scotland's criminal history is repatriated at the end of a life sentence for murder.Once more Rebus' cup of trouble runneth over and the ghosts of past misdeeds return to haunt Edinburgh's streets.

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Good story marred by shortening

I am addicted to Ian Rankin and to Inspector Rebus in particular, and bought this one because I am running out of full-length versions on Audible. But this one is so severely abbreviated that it becomes difficult to follow and much of the enjoyment is lost. I don't suppose they will ever release a full-length version, but if they do I will buy it, despite having listened to this one.
It must be galling for Ian Rankin to have his stories butchered in this way.
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- J. P. Braga

Book Details

  • Release Date: 19-08-2008
  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Group Limited