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Joe Donahue speaks with Ian Rankin 6-1-07


Albany, NY – Many characters in mystery fiction come and go-- meaning some die and some live. Well, Ian Rankin's main character, John Rebus, has been around for 20 years. The character was born in a ground floor apartment in Edinburgh, Scotland. Rankin's latest novel featuring Rebus is titled: The Naming of the Dead. Joe Donahue speaks with Rankin about how this novel came about.

The Naming of the Dead, by Ian Rankin.
Published by Little Brown.