Rankin named his six best books for The Week magazine.
One title on the list:
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel SparkRead about another book on Rankin's list.
I studied this novel at university and marveled at its conciseness and depth. Spark packs so much into each sentence and scene. It’s also very funny, with moments of tragedy and horror.
Learn about the best selling book Rankin wishes he'd written.
Two books on Rankin's list also number among Laura Hird's three favorite book-to-film adaptations.