> Mark asked:
> Are you implying his are better than Rankin's up in Scotland? If so,
> that's strong praise in my mind. I'm a fan of Rankin's Rebus.
That's exactly what I was implying. I am a huge Rebus fan, but the
first few books were just OK (leading up to THE BLACK BOOK which was a
big step forward for Rankin) and the last few to me (last three
anyway) are less interesting because they seem too concerned with
Scottish social issues (or economic issues, or self-governance issues)
and are less about Rebus. I traveled to Edinburgh to visit just
because of Rankin's books, and can't for the life of me remember where
Harvey's are set, but for sheer sustained quality I give it to Harvey.
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