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Ian Rankin quotes: POETS Day, remember! Fox smiled to himself: Piss Off Early, Tomorrow's Saturday. It was all the invitation he needed. POETS Day, remember! Fox smiled to himself: Piss Off Early, Tomorrow's Saturday. It was all the invitation he needed.
Ian Rankin quotes: My father was a slave to capitalist ideology. He didn't know what he was doing.""You mean you went to an expensive school? My father was a slave to capitalist ideology. He didn't know what he was doing."
"You mean you went to an expensive school?
Ian Rankin quotes: Strip the veneer, and the world had moved only a couple of steps from the cave. Strip the veneer, and the world had moved only a couple of steps from the cave.
Ian Rankin quotes: I still think most writers are just kids who refuse to grow up. We're still playing imaginary games, with our imaginary friends. I still think most writers are just kids who refuse to grow up. We're still playing imaginary games, with our imaginary friends.
Ian Rankin quotes: Trapped in limbo, believing in a lack of belief, but not necessarily lacking the belief to believe. Trapped in limbo, believing in a lack of belief, but not necessarily lacking the belief to believe.
Ian Rankin quotes: Everything you do from waking till sleeping is against somebody's Bible, Cafferty. Everything you do from waking till sleeping is against somebody's Bible, Cafferty.
Ian Rankin quotes: Scotsman's way of dealing with death. He'd found Scotsman's way of dealing with death. He'd found
Ian Rankin quotes: Rebus lifted a Guardian Rebus lifted a Guardian
Ian Rankin quotes: Woodwork creaks and out come the freaks, eh? Woodwork creaks and out come the freaks, eh?
Ian Rankin quotes: It was the laughter of birthdays, of money found in an old pocket. It was the laughter of birthdays, of money found in an old pocket.
Ian Rankin quotes: when the shit was heading fanwards. when the shit was heading fanwards.
Ian Rankin quotes: Hardship bred a bitter, quickfire humour and resilience to all but the most terminal of life's tragedies. Hardship bred a bitter, quickfire humour and resilience to all but the most terminal of life's tragedies.
Ian Rankin quotes: It was a quiet street - people kept themselves to themselves. It It was a quiet street - people kept themselves to themselves. It
Ian Rankin quotes: War created bizarre allies, while peace itself could be divisive. War created bizarre allies, while peace itself could be divisive.
Ian Rankin quotes: I doubt he'd give me the smell from his farts - no, tell a lie: in that one respect he's being more than generous. I doubt he'd give me the smell from his farts - no, tell a lie: in that one respect he's being more than generous.
Ian Rankin quotes: And little girls went to charm schools. Now you've all got degrees from the University of Sarcasm. And little girls went to charm schools. Now you've all got degrees from the University of Sarcasm.
Ian Rankin quotes: Was still a fine, persistent drizzle. There was a word in Scots for it - smirr. Was still a fine, persistent drizzle. There was a word in Scots for it - smirr.
Ian Rankin quotes: We've already eaten,' Fox said. 'Nice, was We've already eaten,' Fox said. 'Nice, was
Ian Rankin quotes: The man nodded and brought a bottle from the glass-fronted fridge, The man nodded and brought a bottle from the glass-fronted fridge,
Ian Rankin quotes: Places changing and people with them, dreams shifting ever further beyond reach. Places changing and people with them, dreams shifting ever further beyond reach.
Ian Rankin quotes: A good album should be more than the sum of its parts. A good album should be more than the sum of its parts.
Ian Rankin quotes: Sky glowing dull pink. Simmer dim, as the Shetlanders called Sky glowing dull pink. Simmer dim, as the Shetlanders called
Ian Rankin quotes: muted 'thanks' as the person moved away. 'It muted 'thanks' as the person moved away. 'It
Ian Rankin quotes: He had perfected the art of looking interested, and could grasp in surprise at any and every predictable punchline. He had perfected the art of looking interested, and could grasp in surprise at any and every predictable punchline.
Ian Rankin quotes: Rather than hanging around like a fart under a duvet. Rather than hanging around like a fart under a duvet.
Ian Rankin quotes: Groynes divided the mostly sandy beach into neat compartments. Groynes divided the mostly sandy beach into neat compartments.
Ian Rankin quotes: parked and placed the POLICE sign on the dashboard. parked and placed the POLICE sign on the dashboard.
Ian Rankin quotes: At all times, think like a writer, and keep those antennae twitching - that way, you pick up new ideas. At all times, think like a writer, and keep those antennae twitching - that way, you pick up new ideas.
Ian Rankin quotes: all eyes turned towards him, entered the all eyes turned towards him, entered the
Ian Rankin quotes: That guy should be in porn films." Barclay frowned. "Why's that then, Allan?" Ward looked at him. "Tell me, Tam, when did you last see a bigger prick? That guy should be in porn films." Barclay frowned. "Why's that then, Allan?" Ward looked at him. "Tell me, Tam, when did you last see a bigger prick?
Ian Rankin quotes: POETS day," he reminded Siobhan. "Piss Off Early, Tomorrow's Saturday," she recited. POETS day," he reminded Siobhan. "Piss Off Early, Tomorrow's Saturday," she recited.
Ian Rankin quotes: Tell me, Francis, do you buy your one-liners wholesale? Only they're well past their sell-by. Tell me, Francis, do you buy your one-liners wholesale? Only they're well past their sell-by.
Ian Rankin quotes: The online world could stuff that in its pipe and vape it. The online world could stuff that in its pipe and vape it.
Ian Rankin quotes: We're ready for the off, then. We're ready for the off, then.
Ian Rankin quotes: He'd tried to talk to you about anarchy yesterday but his English and your French conspired against the dialog. He'd tried to talk to you about anarchy yesterday but his English and your French conspired against the dialog.
Ian Rankin quotes: The mistrust and resentment they brought with them, the way tribes feared anything new, anything from outside the camp's tight confines. The mistrust and resentment they brought with them, the way tribes feared anything new, anything from outside the camp's tight confines.
Ian Rankin quotes: This man had something to hide, some shame in his past, and those with a past can always be bought. This man had something to hide, some shame in his past, and those with a past can always be bought.
Ian Rankin quotes: Down Where the Drunkards Roll." "How Down Where the Drunkards Roll." "How
Ian Rankin quotes: ...despite rumors to the contrary, you're on the side of the angels. (...) Whether you like it or not. ...despite rumors to the contrary, you're on the side of the angels. (...) Whether you like it or not.
Ian Rankin quotes: [About a tiresome colleague]: He could bore for Scotland. [About a tiresome colleague]: He could bore for Scotland.
Ian Rankin quotes: It seemed to him a very Edinburgh thing. Welcoming, but not very. It seemed to him a very Edinburgh thing. Welcoming, but not very.
Ian Rankin quotes: Rebus was eating breakfast in the canteen and wishing there was more caffeine in the coffee, or more coffee in the coffee come to that. Rebus was eating breakfast in the canteen and wishing there was more caffeine in the coffee, or more coffee in the coffee come to that.
Ian Rankin quotes: There's an insult buried in there somewhere, but I can't quite see it. There's an insult buried in there somewhere, but I can't quite see it.
Ian Rankin quotes: Right from the very beginning, I knew I wanted to write palpably Scottish fiction. Right from the very beginning, I knew I wanted to write palpably Scottish fiction.
Ian Rankin quotes: Bad Men Do What Good Men Bad Men Do What Good Men