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Ian Rankin, the master of crime fiction, will appear in conversation with New Zealand crime writer Vanda Symon, live from his home in Rebus’s Edinburgh, discussing his new book, Dark Remains. Vanda will be on the stage at The Piano, giving the audience a chance to converse with Rankin face to (digital) face.

Something dark is afoot in Scotland. Ian Rankin’s Rebus is facing a crisis in A Song For The Dark Times.  In his brand new book, Rankin joins forces with iconic Scottish crime writer, the late William McIlvanney, completing the manuscript he left behind. The result is The Dark Remains, which brings to life the criminal world of 1970s Glasgow with McIlvanney’s DI Laidlaw, the detective that inspired a gritty genre.

Please note: All events are general admission seating. The safety of our audience is paramount: please arrive early, scan in and wear a mask. Audience numbers are capped under COVID Alert Level 2 and social distancing measures will be in place within each venue.


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Saturday, 13 November
The Piano, 156 Armagh St 10:00 am - 11:00 am $25/23 (Service fees apply)

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