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The Naming of the Dead In Ian Rankin's The Naming of the Dead, a summit of world leaders and attendant anti-everything street protesters impede Scottish...The Naming of the DeadFiction, Mystery and Thriller In Ian Rankin's The Naming of the Dead, a summit of world leaders and attendant anti-everything street protesters impede Scottish...2007-03-30Little Brown & Company
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The Naming of the Dead

Genre: Fiction, Mystery and Thriller; Author: Ian Rankin; Publisher: Little Brown & Company

In Ian Rankin’s The Naming of the Dead, a summit of world leaders and attendant anti-everything street protesters impede Scottish detectives Rebus and Clarke in their hunt for a serial killer.

Grisliest Death
Head bashed in, blow softened by a heroin overdose.

Lowdown
Rankin again paints a corrupt world (even Bono’s antipoverty crusade is suspect) in convincing shades of gray, with Rebus, a whiskey-soaked old-timer who breaks rules like an anarchist, as its wary conscience. A-