Detective inspector john rebus, protagonist of nearly twenty novels by ian rankin, was a marvellous character jaundiced, cynical, tough, illdisciplined, maverick yet essentially a force for good. Mar 15, 2015 image caption rankin says he spent his year off picking grapes and playing football. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading the beat goes on. Ian looks back on the last twelve months and shares some of his favourite books, films and records. A brand new story written for the stage by ian rankin and adapted by playwright rona munro entitled rebus. This is the 20th book featuring john rebus, ex di, he has been in retirement for three book years. An inspector rebus novel inspector rebus series book 1 kindle edition by rankin, ian. Published in crime magazines, composed for events, broadcast on radio, they all share the best qualities of his phenomenally popular rebus novels. Ian rankins first novel was the flood in the year 1986. Ian rankin ponders the future for his famous detective john rebus. In this volume we get to see more of rebuss family relationships, and its interesting to say the least. The second half of this year is looking a bit quiet, so i might find the time then. Jon wood bought uk and commonwealth rights to even dogs in the wild, rankin s 20th rebus novel.
Rebus retirement is disrupted once again when skeletal remains are identified as a private investigator who went missing over a decade earlier. Ian rankins rebus to make another comeback books the. A brand new story written for the stage by ian rankin and adapted by. The novel will be published by the orion publishing group in hardback, ebook. The characters farewell in exit music left the door open for his return, and for many, im sure that the five year wait has been excruciating. But, his audience of fans were so disappointed, and rankin so missed rebus that he found rebus was needed in scotland and in edinburgh in particular. Rankin was dismayed when the critics treated it as detective fiction. Even dogs in the wild by ian rankin hardback, 2015 for sale. Rankin uses a health scare to get in a mile of new character development in rebus while clarke and foxs own character arcs plateau. It is also the first book where rebus is based at st leonards police station. The data controller is the orion publishing group limited.
He has won an edgar award, a gold dagger for fiction, a diamond dagger for career excellence. Even dogs in the wild by ian rankin 2016, hardcover 1st 4 out of 5 stars 1 product rating 1 product ratings inspector rebus novel. A 30yearold case is being reopened, and rebus s team from back then is suspected of foul play. Ian rankin s first novel was the flood in the year 1986. The master storyteller guardian weaves a gripping story of mystery and suspense, threaded through with some of the most important issues and themes of our time, in the new john rebus thriller. It might be hard to comprehend what a phenomenon the character is. Knots and crosses by ian rankin, the black book by ian rankin, the naming of the dead by ian rankin, a question of blood by ia. Jan 07, 2017 regarding a new rebus novel, rankin says. The vertigo comics panel at wondercon 2009 confirmed that the story would be published as a graphic novel, dark entries, the second release from the companys vertigo crime imprint. Its no wonder that john rebus cant let go of a case, since hes only partly enjoying his forced retirement. Here are the ian rankin books in order for his inspector rebus series, as well as his other. Mar 16, 2015 a new rebus novel by ian rankin will be published this autumn. Inspector rebus book 20 a rebus novel by ian rankin 16 jun 2016. The stories revolve around, as you would expect, the character of detective inspector john rebus, and are mainly focused in and around the scottish capital city, edinburgh.
Sign up to ians email newsletter to find out more about his books, get exclusive updates about new releases, and find out when hes on tour. Az ian rankins hidden edinburgh es ian rankin investigates dr jekyll and mr hyde cimu reszekben rankin bemutatja karaktere eredetet es azokat az esemenyeket, amelyek muve letrehozasahoz vezettek. Rankin revealed rebus s latest imminent return yesterday in a series of teasers which began on sunday with a tweet about the likely title of the new novel. Ian rankins rebus to make another comeback books the guardian. Below is a list of all of ian rankin s inspector rankin books in order of when they were originally published. Ian rankin s guide to the places in scotland that have provided inspiration for his bestselling inspector rebus novels. Oct 27, 2015 ian rankin introduces his john rebus novel even dogs in the wild hands in his pockets, rebus turned to face cafferty. No reservations, he takes a trip through edinburgh with writercook anthony bourdain.
Edinburghs ian rankin announces release date of new rebus. Ian rankin today announced his brand new book for 2018 and its a new rebus novel called in a house of lies. He is also the author of the complaints and doors open. Inspector john rebus might have turned 60 years old and even accepted retirement a couple of times, but hes not one to sit quietly and miss. 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. Ian rankin on how rebus reignited his love for writing. Oct 16, 2015 carl is a crime novelist with one book published and another under way. Jan 28, 2015 rankin revealed rebuss latest imminent return yesterday in a series of teasers which began on sunday with a tweet about the likely title of the new novel. An inspector rebus novel inspector rebus series book 1. Titled ian rankin s hidden edinburgh and ian rankin investigates dr jekyll and mr hyde, rankin looks at the origins of the character and the events that led to his creation. Knots and crosses, was the first of ian rankins inspector rebus novels, published in 1988.
Even dogs in the wild the new rebus novel coming soon. Detective john rebus will return in his 20th novel this october, after author ian rankin took a yearlong. Jon wood bought uk and commonwealth rights to even dogs in the wild, rankins 20th rebus novel, and one other. Ian rankin brings new rebus novel to ottawa international writers festival bestselling crime fiction author ian rankin is in town to promote his latest john rebus mystery, even dogs in the wild. As it is, we shall have to content ourselves with reading about him in this, ian rankins 20th rebus novel the complete rebus short stories all. It seems ian rankin, the author, had run out of rebus stories. The awardwinning scottish crime writer comes to canada on his 20th rebus novel, even dogs in the wild. Fleshmarket close an inspector rebus novel 15 by ian. Mar 15, 2015 detective john rebus will return in his 20th novel this october, after author ian rankin took a yearlong sabbatical. Saints of the shadow bible by ian rankin 2015, paperback at the best online prices at ebay.
Rankin also reveals the story of rebus and how he came into being, who he is. The inspector rebus books are a series of detective novels by the scottish author ian rankin. Detective john rebus will return in his 20th novel this october, after author ian rankin took a yearlong sabbatical. Ian rankin catching up with rebus in even dogs in the. Ian rankin a new investigation threatens to unearth skeletons from rebus s past in this mustread tana french mystery.
The whole series, organised in the order they were originally published. Edinburghs ian rankin announces release date of new rebus novel the author has announced when his 23rd rebus novel will be published. Ian rankin started the inspector rebus series with knots and crosses in 1987. Ian rankin introduces his new rebus book even dogs in the wild. Mar 14, 2015 the first rebus novel, knots and crosses, was published in 1987, but it wasnt until black and blue a decade later that rankins career took off. Clarke continues as sharp but frustrated successor to rebus with hints of the job taking its toll on her and fox plods along hinting at brilliance while serving as somewhat inept foil to clarke and rebus. On the first page of her final, posthumously published novel, dark corners, ruth rendell intimates that at least one of these facts will lead to carls ruin.
The black book is a 1993 crime novel by ian rankin, the fifth of the inspector rebus novels. Even dogs in the wild inspector rebus, book 20 by ian rankin. Rankin, 61, said he only changed his mind about killing rebus when he. A new rebus novel by ian rankin will be published this autumn. Crime writer ian rankin has revealed he almost killed off inspector john rebus at the end of his first book in the series. The second inspector rebus novel from britains shelve hide and seek. Knots and crosses, was the first of ian rankin s inspector rebus novels, published in 1988. Since then, most of his work has been in the rebus series, although he has also written some standalone books and a new series featuring malcolm fox. Ian rankin live webchat as it happened books the guardian. His father has left him a house in maida vale and a collection of alternative medicines. Ian uncovers the scotland that the tourist never sees, highlighting the places that inspired the settings for the inspector rebus novels.
Nov 23, 2015 first published on thu 19 nov 2015 10. Each of the novels is linked by returning characters, such as siobhan clarke and big ger cafferty, but you can start reading the. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading knots and crosses. Ian rankins inspector john rebus novels in chronological. Ian rankin became a published author in 1986 when the flood was released. Im completely new to both rebus and your own writing, but have enjoyed the falls, exit music, set in darkness and knots. Image caption rankin says he spent his year off picking grapes and playing football. Even dogs in the wild by ian rankin 2016, hardcover 1st. His following novel, knots and crosses, was published in 1987. Becoming the no1 bestseller for fiction in the us, rankin. This is the ninth inspector rebus novel and is not less fantastic than the last eight. In 2009 rankin stated on radio five live that he would start work on a five or sixissue run on the comic book hellblazer, although he may turn the story into a standalone graphic novel instead. As of 2015 they are published in the uk by the orion publishing group.
Bestselling author ian rankin discusses the latest developments with the character of inspector rebus in his novel even dogs in the wild. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Long shadows had its premiere at the birmingham repertory theatre on 20 september 2018 before touring the uk. Rankin has written new instalments almost every year with two issued in 1992 alongside short story. One of the mustread books of the year from the iconic number one bestseller, the one and only ian rankin. Inspector john rebus was almost killed off in first book. Ians classic lost thriller is published again in november 2019. All the inspector rebus novels in the order in which they were written and. Ian rankin announces new rebus novel for 2018 the bookseller. Sign up to ian s email newsletter to find out more about his books, get exclusive updates about new releases, and find out when hes on tour. Sep 01, 2017 ian rankin has announced there will be new novel featuring his iconic detective protagonist john rebus in autumn 2018. Own of rebus s colleagues called him thrawn in an early novel a good scots word, almost onomatopoeically conveying the sense of deliberate. In this volume we get to see more of rebus s family relationships, and its interesting to say the least. However, rankin did not intend on becoming a crime writer.
The inspector rebus series of books are a series of crime fiction novels written by acclaimed scottish author ian rankin. Get the best deals on ian rankin books with dust jacket when you shop the largest online selection at. The series is incredibly popular in the united kingdom, making up 10% of crime fiction sales there. Carl has a girlfriend called nicola and a lodger called dermot.
Drafted down to the big smoke thanks to a shelve tooth and nail. Standing in another mans grave is first rebus novel in five years its been five years since ian rankin wrote a rebus novel. It is the first book to feature siobhan clarke and morris gerald cafferty appears as a main character. The complete rebus short stories is an anthology of all the inspector rebus short stories 30 by scottish crime writer ian rankin, plus the novella death is not the end. They were old men now, similar builds, similar backgrounds. The crime writer, whose new rebus novel is in a house of lies, is giving his archives to the national library of scotland. With malcolm fox as the investigating officer, are the past and present about to collide. A series of video interviews with ian rankin for saints of the shadow bible and standing in another mans grave. Brought together for the first time, and including brand new material, this is the ultimate rebus shortstory collection and a musthave book for crime lovers and for ian s millions of fans alike. Maybe this is a strange comparison, but i find rebus akin to captain kir.
His next novel, knots and crosses was the beginning of the inspector rebus character. The falls is at its best as a series of engrossing character studies. The nowretired inspector returns in a new story by ian rankin and playwright rona munro published. Ian s classic lost thriller is published again in november 2019. Ian rankin returns to rebus after yearlong sabbatical. The complete rebus stories kindle edition by rankin, ian. Presumably, hes no longer disappointed, having won dozens of literary awards and sold millions of copies of his books. Dec 15, 2015 the awardwinning scottish crime writer comes to canada on his 20th rebus novel, even dogs in the wild. The site contains loads of information on ian rankin and his most famous character, rebus. This novel was the first of the rebus series, for which he has become extremely famous. Ian rankin also writing as jack harvey is a scottish mystery author best known for his inspector rebus series which currently includes 21 novels and several short stories the latest novel was published in 2016 with the title rather be the devil. Ian rankin returns to rebus after yearlong sabbatical bbc news. Capital crimes resurrection men 2002 beggars banquet short stories, 2002 a question of blood 2003 fleshmarket close 2004 the naming of the dead 2006 exit music 2007 standing in another mans grave 2012 saints of the shadow bible 20 the beat goes on 2014 even dogs in the wild 2015. Rebus is back on the force, albeit with a demotion and a chip on his shoulder.1159 1595 380 1304 1630 71 1619 1442 286 769 945 1317 1632 1402 850 459 1638 323 1609 146 1445 1349 733 621 563 270 895 272 1282