|Edinburgh based photographers Tricia Malley and Ross Gillespie collectively known as broad daylight, have worked together for the last eighteen years. They have produced two major exhibitions, some of the work being held by the Scottish National Portrait Gallery and the National Portrait Gallery, London. They have won numerous photographic awards and since 1999 have provided the images for the covers of Ian Rankin’s novels giving them a unique insight into the places that have inspired him.
In Rebus’s Scotland, Ian Rankin offers exclusive insights into the world of his books. It’s a look at the world Rebus inhabits, but also the place he came from – the rural Scotland of Rankin’s childhood. In writing his own autobiography, the author unlocks the secrets of what makes John Rebus tick.
Ian has repeatedly said that Edinburgh is as much a character in his books as Rebus; both are brought to life by these images and pictures. Ian considers himself as a writer ‘probing the contemporary Scottish psyche’ this book is about the unexpected Edinburgh/Scotland: no tartan and heather here.