Ian Rankin's prose seems to be getting better and better, and so are his stories. Compelling and fascinating, even though the end seems to have been written in a haste - not comparable to the huge (and really good) build-up.
Grow up slowly... In the end you'll find the usual Rebus, despite the final part seems to hastly writen. Good Rankin, it worth 3/4 Stars. You'll meet Siobhan and know better Big Ger Cafferty.
Not sure if it's my fault (my English not being good enough) or Rankin's, but the story didn't really flow through my hands. Still, I quite enjoyed the main character, Inspector John Rebus, and his entourage. What I didn't really appreciate was the trick of using an after death confession (through a diary) as an explanation of what happened five years earlier at the Central Hotel. But, hey, the trick worked....Continua