2017 marks the thirtieth anniversary of one of crime fiction’s greatest characters, John Rebus, created by one of the world’s leading crime writers, Ian Rankin. In that time Ian’s books have been translated into 36 languages and are bestsellers on several continents. He is the recipient of four CWA Dagger Awards and in 2004, won America’s celebrated Edgar Award. He is also the recipient of honorary degrees from the universities of Abertay, St Andrews, Hull and Edinburgh and received the OBE for services to literature. Ian will be in conversation with fellow crime writer Mason Cross about how the character and book s have changed over the years culminating in the latest Rather Be the Devil a tale of twisted power, deep-rooted corruption and bitter rivalries.
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