By Charles Todd
It's New Year's Eve, 1919. Scotland backyard Inspector Ian Rutledge has observed his sister to the house of mutual acquaintances for dinner yet will get a choice from the place of work and has to depart. at the steps outdoors, he sees a brass cartridge casing, like numerous others he's visible in the course of the conflict. yet this one has an engraving within the steel. Curious, he wallet it.
quickly after, Rutledge is at the southern coast of britain assisting the neighborhood police seize a assassin. paintings performed, on a whim he drives alongside the cliffs overlooking the Atlantic and takes a stroll out at the headland. Returning to his vehicle, he reveals one other engraved cartridge casing at the driver's seat. He's been followed.
The cartridge casing turns out to indicate to the warfare and unfinished company there. to stick alive within the face of an unknown and unseen adversary, Rutledge is pressed to the bounds of his talents. He's the prey. yet who's the hunter?
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He offers the most comprehensive and developed study on prophetic themes in the book of Daniel. Bauckham agrees with this assessment of apocalyptic: “So while the [mantic] form of their work was stamped by its continuity with pagan oracular literature, its content was frequently inspired by OT prophecy … we can see this in Daniel. His eschatological dream-interpretation in chapter 2 is, if not inspired by, at least congruous with the eschatological hope of the prophets” (italics original; “Rise of Apocalyptic,” 15).
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A Long Shadow (Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery, Book 8) by Charles Todd