It's autumn in Edinburgh and autumn in the career of Detective Inspector John Rebus. As he tries to tie up some loose ends before retirement, a murder case intrudes. A dissident Russian poet has been found dead in what looks like a mugging gone wrong.
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"* 'Rankin has an unparalleled ability to draw in the reader and make us feel every knock and setback in Inspector Rebus's red-raw life. Rarely has that talent been better displayed than in EXIT MUSIC which sees the flawed but redeemingly honest central character staggering towards the finishing line of an inglorious career that has utterly defined his life' Scotland on Sunday. * 'Brace yourself for a stoater of a cliffhanger ending' Sunday Telegraph. * 'Britain's No.1 crime writer' Daily Mirror."
Ian Rankin is a regular No.1 bestseller, and has received numerous awards, including the prestigious Diamond Dagger. He lives with his family in Edinburgh, and in 2003 received an OBE for his services to literature.