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

Cook, Ian R. (2021) Time and detective novels: exploring the past and the night in Ian Rankin’s John Rebus series. Clues: A Journal of Detection. ISSN 0742-4248 (In Press)

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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.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q300 English studies
W800 Imaginative Writing
Department: Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > Social Sciences
Depositing User: John Coen
Date Deposited: 02 Aug 2021 12:38
Last Modified: 03 Aug 2021 10:44
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/46824

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