The Complaints

Download or Read eBook The Complaints PDF written by Ian Rankin and published by Reagan Arthur Books. This book was released on 2011-03-07 with total page 448 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle.
The Complaints

Book Synopsis The Complaints by : Ian Rankin

Nobody likes The Complaints -- they're the cops who investigate other cops. It's a department known within the force as The Dark Side, and it's where Malcolm Fox works. He's a serious man with a father in a nursing home and a sister who persists in an abusive relationship, frustrating problems about which he cannot seem to do anything. Then the reluctant Fox is given a new case. There's a cop named Jamie Breck, and he's dirty. The problem is, no one can prove it. As Fox takes on the job, he learns that there's more to Breck than anyone thinks -- dangerous knowledge, especially when a vicious murder takes place far too close to home. In The Complaints, Rankin proves again why he is one of the world's most beloved and bestselling crime writers, mixing unstoppable pacing with the deeper question of who decides right from wrong.

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  • Publisher – Reagan Arthur Books
  • Total Pages – 448
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  • ISBN-10 – 9780316123181
  • ISBN-13 – 0316123188

The Complaints

Download or Read eBook The Complaints PDF written by Ian Rankin and published by Orion. This book was released on 2009-09-03 with total page 416 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle.
The Complaints

Book Synopsis The Complaints by : Ian Rankin

'Unmissable Rankin, as gripping and involving as any Rebus story' CHOICE; 'A brilliant book' GUARDIAN From the No.1 bestselling author of A SONG FOR THE DARK TIMES 'On the evidence of THE COMPLAINTS it looks as if Fox will be just as sure-footed a guide to the city as his grizzled predecessor' DAILY EXPRESS. Nobody likes The Complaints - they're the cops who investigate other cops. Complaints and Conduct Department, to give them their full title, but known colloquially as 'the Dark Side', or simply 'The Complaints'. Malcolm Fox works for The Complaints. He's just had a result, and should be feeling good about himself. But he's middle-aged, sour and unwell. He also has a father in a care home and a sister who persists in an abusive relationship. In the midst of an aggressive Edinburgh winter, the reluctant Fox is given a new task. There's a cop called Jamie Breck, and he's dirty. Problem is, no one can prove it. But as Fox takes on the job, he learns that there's more to Breck than anyone thinks. This knowledge will prove dangerous, especially when murder intervenes.

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  • Publisher – Orion
  • Total Pages – 416
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  • ISBN-10 – 9781409107293
  • ISBN-13 – 1409107299

Complaint!

Download or Read eBook Complaint! PDF written by Sara Ahmed and published by Duke University Press. This book was released on 2021-08-09 with total page 225 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle.
Complaint!

Book Synopsis Complaint! by : Sara Ahmed

In Complaint! Sara Ahmed examines what we can learn about power from those who complain about abuses of power. Drawing on oral and written testimonies from academics and students who have made complaints about harassment, bullying, and unequal working conditions at universities, Ahmed explores the gap between what is supposed to happen when complaints are made and what actually happens. To make complaints within institutions is to learn how they work and for whom they work: complaint as feminist pedagogy. Ahmed explores how complaints are made behind closed doors and how doors are often closed on those who complain. To open these doors---to get complaints through, keep them going, or keep them alive---Ahmed emphasizes, requires forming new kinds of collectives. This book offers a systematic analysis of the methods used to stop complaints and a powerful and poetic meditation on what complaints can be used to do. Following a long lineage of Black feminist and feminist of color critiques of the university, Ahmed delivers a timely consideration of how institutional change becomes possible and why it is necessary.

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  • Publisher – Duke University Press
  • Total Pages – 225
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  • ISBN-10 – 9781478022336
  • ISBN-13 – 1478022337

The Complaints

Download or Read eBook The Complaints PDF written by W. S. Di Piero and published by Carnegie-Mellon University Press. This book was released on 2019 with total page 0 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle.
The Complaints

Book Synopsis The Complaints by : W. S. Di Piero

"With language that's as simple as it is musical, Di Piero sets dazzling moments amid plainsong."--New York Times Book Review For more than three decades, W. S. Di Piero's poems have reveled in the gritty realism of cities, often drawing from his childhood in South Philadelphia. The award-winning poet, writer, and art critic returns with his twelfth volume of poetry. The Complaints is a book of fortunes, laments, and celebrations--and about pulling the extraordinary ordinary. These sensuous poems speak of the ways we're hostages to chance and circumstance. Whether Di Piero writes about cranes migrating, city scavengers, diners, bars, bad weather, or movies and the memories they make, he reminds us how "We bone and tissue creatures stir up embers / of fiery wish."

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  • Publisher – Carnegie-Mellon University Press
  • Total Pages – 0
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  • ISBN-10 – 0887486460
  • ISBN-13 – 9780887486463

Portnoy's Complaint

Download or Read eBook Portnoy's Complaint PDF written by Philip Roth and published by Vintage. This book was released on 1994-09-20 with total page 289 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle.
Portnoy's Complaint

Book Synopsis Portnoy's Complaint by : Philip Roth

The groundbreaking novel from the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of American Pastoral that originally propelled its author to literary stardom: told in a continuous monologue from patient to psychoanalyst, this masterpiece draws us into the turbulent mind of one lust-ridden young Jewish bachelor named Alexander Portnoy. "Deliciously funny...absurd and exuberant, wild and uproarious...a brilliantly vivid reading experience." —The New York Times Book Review "Touching as well as hilariously lewd.... Roth is vibrantly talented." —New York Review of Books Portnoy's Complaint n. [after Alexander Portnoy (1933- )] A disorder in which strongly-felt ethical and altruistic impulses are perpetually warring with extreme sexual longings, often of a perverse nature. Spielvogel says: 'Acts of exhibitionism, voyeurism, fetishism, auto-eroticism and oral coitus are plentiful; as a consequence of the patient's "morality," however, neither fantasy nor act issues in genuine sexual gratification, but rather in overriding feelings of shame and the dread of retribution, particularly in the form of castration.' (Spielvogel, O. "The Puzzled Penis," Internationale Zeitschrift für Psychoanalyse, Vol. XXIV, p. 909.) It is believed by Spielvogel that many of the symptoms can be traced to the bonds obtaining in the mother-child relationship.

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  • Publisher – Vintage
  • Total Pages – 289
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  • ISBN-10 – 9780679756453
  • ISBN-13 – 0679756450