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rebus

a puzzle consisting of pictures representing syllables and words; in such a puzzle the word hear might be represented by H followed by a picture of an ear
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As well as Donachie as Rebus, the play also stars John Stahl (Being Human and Game of Thrones) as Big Ger Cafferty and Cathy Tyson (Mona Lisa and Band of Gold) plays detective sergeant Siobhan Clarke.
Asi reglamenta los ascensos, donde tienen participacion los miembros de la schola, el magister officiorum y, por supuesto, el propio emperador (14); limita la autonomia individual de los agentes in rebus y aumenta su control (15), lo que le lleva a impedir que puedan ejercer en sus lugares de origen (16) y limitar el numero de los dedicados al cuidado del cursus publicus (17).
Whatever Rankin's reasoning, Rebus is back, and fans will be pleased that the detective's retirement is proving just as temporary as Frank Sinatra's was.
Brian Diemert's analysis of the Rebus novels, "Ian Rankin and the God of the Scots," although concentrating on their religiosity, tends towards the conclusion that they are as much gothic and gnostic as Christian--characteristics, he argues, which are particularly potent in the Scottish context.
With Rebus you get another main character, and that's Edinburgh, and Edinburgh's a city that a lot of people think they know but when they read one of my books, they realise there's a lot about Edinburgh that they didn't know, or maybe didn't even suspect.
In this twentieth edition of the trials of Rebus, Rankin poses three questions long on the lips of Rebus fans the world over: Is Rebus good?
Few alternative heroes have created the sort of passion from his faithful audience as Rebus, and Rankin has once again come up with a winning formula.
Rebus' case takes him, literally, through the length of Scotland in search of missing women.
Santa Monica, CA, May 18, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Even though people may not know rebus puzzles by name, they know the concept.
One of the problems that needs to be analyzed in detail is represented by the "rebus sic stantibus," because its practical applicability represents a delicate and controversial process.