Edinburgh’s Favourite Detective
Section one: Edinburgh
‘It began with Knots & Crosses in 1987 and ends with Exit Music in 2007. For twenty years novelist Ian Rankin has entertained and gripped us with stories of the maverick Detective Inspector Rebus, whose daily grind involves tackling Edinburgh’s grim underbelly. For Rebus, the city is just ‘a crime scene waiting to happen’.
How did Edinburgh inspire such dark stories?
Click on the links below to find out more about the creation of Inspector Rebus
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