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Part of the Quick Reads series created, I believe, to encourage adults who would otherwise be put off longer books for whatever reason.


So, this is a short book, some 107 pages of actual story and very quickly and easily read (for me). I enjoyed it as far as it went, unfortunately I prefer longer novels and am used to Rankin's Rebus series which are 300 - 500 pages long, so this one seemed to stop short for me. However, it was well written, the characters believable and the story to the point.


For those who like short books, or like me have time to spend in waiting rooms and don't want to get involved in longer stories, it's ideal and I, for all my preferences, I did enjoy the book - I just wanted more!


I chose Ian Rankin because he's an author I like and I wanted to support the Quick Reads series as I think that encouragement to read is a good thing.



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