Time and detective novels: exploring the past and the night in Ian Rankin’s John Rebus series

Ian R. Cook*

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Abstract

Given that time is an important theme within detective novels, this article explores the portrayal of time in Ian Rankin’s John Rebus series. The analysis concentrates on two important temporal dimensions: the past and the night.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)102-113
Number of pages12
JournalClues: A Journal of Detection
Volume40
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2022

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