Monday, March 19, 2007

It was 20 years ago today

On 19 March, 1987, Ian Rankin got caught in a sudden snow storm walking home from work. He stopped off at his local Tesco to buy a steak and a good bottle of red, because he'd had a book published that day. It was a novel called Knots & Crosses, and was about a detective called John Rebus.

So writes Susan Mansfield in The Scotsman on this happy anniversary for the terrific John Rebus series by Ian Rankin. Read on....

(Hat tip to Sandra Ruttan via The Rap Sheet.)

--Marshal Zeringue