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Ian Rankin & Inspector Rebus : the Official Story of the Bestselling Author and his Ruthless Detective.

Author: Craig Cabell
Publisher: London : John Blake Pub., 2011.
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The whole story of Ian Rankin, the best-selling author, and Inspector Rebus, his most famous creation. Detective John Rebus first appeared in Ian Rankin's 1987 best-seller Knots and Crosses and has since gone on to appear in 17 books and numerous short stories. For over 20 years these critically-acclaimed novels have sold in their millions, thrilled readers the world over and have set a benchmark in contemporary  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cabell, Craig.
Ian Rankin & Inspector Rebus : The Official Story of the Bestselling Author and his Ruthless Detective.
London : John Blake Publishing, ©2011
Named Person: Ian Rankin; Ian Rankin; Ian Rankin
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Craig Cabell
ISBN: 9781843584384 1843584387
OCLC Number: 781613579
Description: 1 online resource (303 pages)
Contents: COVER; Title Page; DEDICATION; QUOTE; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; CONTENTS; PREFACE; NOTE ON THE TEXT; CHAPTER ONE GIMME SHELTER; CHAPTER TWO EDINBURGH, A TOWN CALLED JEKYLL AND HYDE; CHAPTER THREE THE GERM OF AN IDEA; CHAPTER FOUR REBUS, IN THE BEGINNING; CHAPTER FIVE HIDE AND SEEK; CHAPTER SIX THE WOLFMAN; CHAPTER SEVEN STRIP JACK NAKED; CHAPTER EIGHT THE PLOTS THICKEN; CHAPTER NINE THE CITY BENEATH THE STREETS; CHAPTER TEN JUST A SHOT AWAY; CHAPTER ELEVEN BLACK AND BLUE; CHAPTER TWELVE EDINBURGH, BENEATH THE VENEER; CHAPTER THIRTEEN A SHORT INTERLUDE; CHAPTER FOURTEEN YOU GOT THE SILVER. Chapter fifteen writing in realitychapter sixteen jigsaw puzzle; chapter seventeen midnight rambler; chapter eighteen the youngster comes of age; chapter nineteen rebus and his nemesis get old; chapter twenty the g8 unpleasantness; chapter twenty-one exit wound; chapter twenty-two you can't always get what you want; conclusion let it bleed; annex a the birth of john rebus; annex b rebus on screen; annex c ian rankin collector's guide; annex d ian rankin: the oxford bar interview; further reading and copyright notes; author's note; about the author; by the same author; notes; plates; copyright.

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The whole story of Ian Rankin, the best-selling author, and Inspector Rebus, his most famous creation. Detective John Rebus first appeared in Ian Rankin's 1987 best-seller Knots and Crosses and has since gone on to appear in 17 books and numerous short stories. For over 20 years these critically-acclaimed novels have sold in their millions, thrilled readers the world over and have set a benchmark in contemporary crime fiction. They have been adapted into a TV series and, it seems, the public cannot get enough. In this fascinating biography, author Craig Cabell presents a thought-provoking insi.

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