Ian Rankin: Beggars Banquet (UK 2003)
From the Publisher:
Over the years, Ian Rankin has amassed an incredible portfolio of short stories. Published in crime magazines, composed for events, broadcast on radio, they all share the best qualities of his phenomenally popular mystery novels. Ten years ago, A GOOD HANGING - Ian's first short story collection - demonstrated this talent and now after nearly a decade at the top of popular fiction, Ian is releasing a follow-up.Ranging from the macabre (THE HANGED MAN) to the unfortunate (THE ONLY TRUE COMEDIAN) right back to the sinister (SOMEONE GOT TO EDDIE) they all bear the hallmark of great crime writing.Of even more interest to his many fans, Ian includes EIGHT Inspector Rebus stories in this new collection...
Ian Rankin: Beggars Banquet. Orion Fiction, ISBN: 075284959X (March, 2003), 376 p., £6.99.