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Ian Rankin

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Ian Rankin (born 1960 in Fife, Scotland) is one of the best-selling crime writers of the United Kingdom, and one of the world's foremost writers in the genre. Rankin is best known for his Inspector Rebus novels, which are set in Edinburgh. He is a regular contributor to the BBC Two arts programme Late Review. In 2005 he collaborated with folk musician Jackie Leven on an album Jackie Leven said. He was educated at Edinburgh University.

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Novels

To date he has written at least 21 novels, including:

Inspector Rebus novels

  • Knots and Crosses (1987)
  • Hide and Seek (1991)
  • Wolfman (1992) (aka Tooth and Nail)
  • A Good Hanging (1992) - short stories
  • Strip Jack (1992)
  • The Black Book (1993)
  • Mortal Causes (1994)
  • Let it Bleed (1996)
  • Black and Blue (1997)
  • The Hanging Garden (1998)
  • Dead Souls (1999)
  • Set in Darkness (2000)
  • The Falls (2001)
  • Resurrection Men (2002)
  • A Question of Blood (2003)
  • Fleshmarket Close (2004)

Jack Harvey novels

  • Witch Hunt
  • Bleeding Hearts
  • Blood Hunt (2002)

Other Books

  • The Flood (1986)
  • Beggars Banquet (collection featuring both Rebus and other short stories)
  • Watchman (1988)

Recordings

External link

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