The Flood

  • by Ian Rankin
  • Narrated by Ian Rankin, Chris Reilly
  • 7 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Features an Introduction read by Ian Rankin.
Mary Miller had always been an outcast. Burnt in a chemical mix as a young girl, sympathy for her quickly faded when the young man who pushed her in died in a mining accident just two days later. From then on she was regarded with a mixture of suspicion and fascination by her God-fearing community.
Now, years later, she is a single mother, caught up in a faltering affair with a local teacher. Her son, Sandy, has fallen in love with a strange homeless girl. The search for happiness isn't easy. Both mother and son must face a dark secret from their past, in the growing knowledge that their small dramas are being played out against a much larger canvas, glimpsed only in symbols and flickering images - of decay and regrowth, of fire and water - of the flood.

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His worst book ever!

Really glad that this was not the first Ian Rankin book I had read, otherwise I would not have nded up being such a fan!
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- Brenda

Book Details

  • Release Date: 16-10-2014
  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Group