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Rebus's Scotland by Ian Rankin
  

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For the first time, Ian Rankin has written his personal guide through the places in Scotland that have provided him with the backdrops for the thrilling events in the Inspector Rebus novels.

This CD is packaged in a special collectors' box with a 32-page leaflet showing selected images from the book.

Audiobook details: Abridged, 3 CDs, 3 hrs long.

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Synopsis

Rebus's Scotland by Ian Rankin

This evocative and stunningly produced CD highlights the places that inspired the settings for the Inspector Rebus novels. It is a fascinating insight into the mind of Rebus' creator Ian Rankin, revealing how Scotland, and in particular Edinburgh, has influenced his writing.

James Macpherson, award-winning reader of the Rebus audiobooks, reads the extracts from the books here, whilst the personal journey contained in the book itself is, of course, narrated by its author.

About the Author

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 celebrated Edgar Award for Resurrection Men. He has also been shortlisted for the Anthony Award in the USA, won Denmark's Palle Rosenkrantz Prize, the French Grand Prix du Roman Noir and the Deutscher Krimipreis. Ian Rankin is also the recipient of honorary degrees from the universities of Abertay, St Andrews, Edinburgh, Hull and the Open University.A contributor to BBC2's Newsnight Review, he also presented his own TV series, Ian Rankin's Evil Thoughts. Rankin is a number one bestseller in the UK and has received the OBE for services to literature, opting to receive the prize in his home city of Edinburgh, where he lives with his partner and two sons.

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Book Info

Publication date

6th October 2005

Author

Ian Rankin

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Publisher

Orion Publishing Co

Format

Audiobook On Cd

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ISBN

9780752873299

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