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"The man nodded and brought a bottle from the glass-fronted fridge," ~ Ian Rankin
"His eyes beheld beauty not in reality but in the printed word. Standing in the waiting-room, he realized that in his life he had accepted secondary experience -- the experience of reading someone else's thoughts -- over real life." ~ Ian Rankin
"At the time, most bodies worked on by anatomists were cold indeed. They were brought to Edinburgh from all over Britain -- some came by way of the Union Canal. The resurrectionists -- body-snatchers -- pickled them in whisky for transportation. It was a lucrative trade.""But did the whisky get drunk afterwards?"Devlin chuckled. "Economics would dictate that it did." ~ Ian Rankin
"This man had something to hide, some shame in his past, and those with a past can always be bought." ~ Ian Rankin
"I took the first James Kelman novel, 'The Bus Conductor Hines', home to my dad. I thought, 'My dad will like this; it's written in Scots.' But my dad said: 'I can't read that.' He was reading James Bond and John le Carre. That was part of what attracted me to crime - the idea of getting a wide audience." ~ Ian Rankin
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His arrival detonated two sheepdogs that began barking even before they emerged at a dead run from behind the garage."
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