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Notebook of Ian Rankin containing developmental notes., 1990-1992.

Identifier: MS.50528

Scope and Contents

Notebook annotated 'Ian's Book', and 'This book belongs to Ian Rankin the writer. It is his Big Book of Ideas, so no peeking’.

Notebook contains notes on story ideas, novel ideas, Rebus ideas, and personal notes.

The notebook contains several blank leaves at the end which are not foliated.


  • Creation: 1990-1992.


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32 Leaves

Language of Materials



32 folios + many blank.

Repository Details

Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository

Archives and Manuscript Division
National Library of Scotland
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Edinburgh EH1 1EJ
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