In Resurrection Men, John Rebus has finally stepped too far over the line and been consigned to a “last chance” course at the Scottish Police College, where he joins other dark sheep police men whose careers are at risk.
The novel continues Ian Rankin’s blisteringly moody Inspector Rebus series with its trademark complex plot, lively and engaging characters, spot-on dialogue, and grim humor.
While the title refers to Rebus and his dilapidated colleagues, it’s also a fun nod to the previous novel in the series, The Falls, where we learned that in Edinburgh’s past the men who exhumed corpses for doctors to practice autopsies on were also referred to as resurrection men.
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