Rebus's Scotland

by Ian Rankin

Biography / Autobiography Crime / Mystery Thriller and Suspense Travel

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A highly atmospheric guide to the locations used for his crime novels and as such also an intriguing glimpse into the author’s life and mind.  I found it fascinating. ~ Sarah Broadhurst

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Rebus's Scotland Synopsis

In REBUS'S SCOTLAND  Ian Rankin uncovers the Scotland that the tourist never sees, highlighting the places that inspired the settings for the Inspector Rebus novels. Rankin also reveals the story of Rebus and how he came into being, who he is, and what his - and Rankin's - Scotland is like. With over 100 evocative photographs, specially commissioned to reflect the text, REBUS'S SCOTLAND  is the perfect gift for anyone interested in Scotland or in the novels of Ian Rankin.

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Rebus's Scotland Press Reviews

'The autobiographical narrative of real Rankin is punctuated by the observations of unreal Rebus and are interwoven with acute and often wry tangential digressions on the nature of Scottishness. The formula works. Rebus 's myriad fans will be fascinated by the relationship between their hero and Rankin and general readers will find much to ponder over in Rankin's speculations about his own times and nation. The evocative photographs are a brilliant complement to the text' 
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ISBN: 9780752877716
Publication date: 01/06/2006
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780752877716
Publication date: 1st June 2006
Author: Ian Rankin
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback
Genres: Biography / Autobiography, Crime / Mystery, Thriller / Suspense, Travel,
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About Ian Rankin

Ian Rankin was born in the Kingdom of Fife in 1960, Ian Rankin graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1982, and then spent three years writing novels when he was supposed to be working towards a PhD in Scottish Literature.  His first Rebus novel was published in 1987, and the Rebus books are now translated into thirty-six languages and are bestsellers worldwide. Ian Rankin has been elected a Hawthornden Fellow, and is also a past winner of the Chandler-Fulbright Award. He is the recipient of four Crime Writers' Association Dagger Awards including the prestigious Diamond Dagger in 2005. In 2004, Ian won America's ...

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