This short chapter explores ‘dark destinations’ associated with crime fiction. It focuses on Ian Rankin’s Rebus detective novels, set in Edinburgh, and the guided tour of Edinburgh that is inspired by the novels. In doing this, the chapter reflects on the portrayal of urban life, crime and policing in the novels and tour.
|Title of host publication||50 Dark Destinations|
|Subtitle of host publication||Crime and Contemporary Tourism|
|Editors||Adam Lynes, Craig Kelly, James Treadwell|
|Place of Publication||Bristol|
|Publication status||Published - 14 Mar 2023|