Wednesday, 29 August 2007
Ian Rankin born in Fife Scotland
Ian Rankin OBE, DL, was born April 28, 1960, in Cardenden, Fife, Scotland, and is one of the best-selling crime writers in the United Kingdom. His best known books are the Inspector Rebus novels. In Rebus's Scotland, Ian Rankin uncovers the Scotland that the tourist never sees, highlighting the places that inspired the settings for the Inspector Rebus novels. Rankin also reveals the story of Rebus and how he came into being, who he is, and what his, and Rankin's, Scotland is like. With over 100 evocative photographs, specially commissioned to reflect the text, this book is the perfect gift for anyone interested in Scotland or in the novels of Ian Rankin. Rebus's Scotland: A Personal Journey.