Detective John Rebus His City Is Being Terrorized By A Baffling Series Of Murdersand He S Tied To A Maniac By An Invisible Knot Of Blood Once John Rebus Served In Britain S Elite SAS Now He S An Edinburgh Cop Who Hides From His Memories, Misses Promotions And Ignores A Series Of Crank Letters But As The Ghoulish Killings Mount And The Tabloid Headlines Scream, Rebus Cannot Stop The Feverish Shrieks From Within His Own Mind Because He Isn T Just One Cop Trying To Catch A Killer, He S The Man Who S Got All The Pieces To The Puzzle Knots And Crosses Introduces A Gifted Mystery Novelist, A Fascinating Locale And The Most Compellingly Complex Detective Hero At Work Today
Jack Harvey.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 the Rebus books are now translated into 22 languages and are bestsellers on several continents.Ian Rankin has been elected a Hawthornden Fellow He is also a past winner of the Chandler Fulbright Award, and he received two Dagger Awards for the year s best short story and the Gold Dagger for Fiction Ian Rankin is also the recipient of honorary degrees from the universities of Abertay, St Andrews, and Edinburgh.A contributor to BBC2 s Newsnight Review, he also presented his own TV series, Ian Rankin s Evil Thoughts, on Channel 4 in 2002 He recently received the OBE for services to literature, and opted to receive the prize in his home city of Edinburgh, where he lives with his partner and two sons.
- 228 pages
- Knots & Crosses
- Ian Rankin
- 21 December 2019 Ian Rankin