Peter Robinson





Peter Robinson

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in The United Kingdom
January 01, 1950

gender
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Peter Robinson was born in Yorkshire. After getting his BA Honours Degree in English Literature at the University of Leeds, he came to Canada and took his MA in English and Creative Writing at the University of Windsor, with Joyce Carol Oates as his tutor, then a PhD in English at York University. He has taught at a number of Toronto community colleges and universities and served as Writer-in-Residence at the University of Windsor, 1992-93.

Series:
* Inspector Banks

Awards:
* Winner of the 1992 Ellis Award for Best Novel.
* Winner of the 1997 Ellis Award for Best Novel.
* Winner of the 2000 Anthony Award for Best Novel.
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Peter Robinson isn't a Goodreads Author (yet), but he does have a blog, so here are some recent posts imported from his feed.

In the dark placesThe latest Inspector Banks novel is has been published in the US. With a different title – In the Dark Places – this is the same as Abattoir Blues, the 22nd book in the series.


When two boys vanish under mysterious circumstances, the local community is filled with unease. Then a bloodstain is discovered in a disused World War Two hangar nearby, and a caravan belonging to one of the youths is bur...

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Average rating: 3.90 · 66,359 ratings · 4,744 reviews · 103 distinct works · Similar authors
In A Dry Season (Inspector ...
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 4,657 ratings — published 1999 — 39 editions
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Gallows View (Inspector Ban...
3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 5,028 ratings — published 1987 — 47 editions
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Friend Of The Devil (Inspec...
3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 3,683 ratings — published 2007 — 46 editions
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Before The Poison
3.66 of 5 stars 3.66 avg rating — 3,771 ratings — published 2011 — 26 editions
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Aftermath (Inspector Banks,...
4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 3,336 ratings — published 2001 — 50 editions
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Bad Boy (Inspector Banks, #19)
3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 3,414 ratings — published 2010 — 29 editions
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The Hanging Valley (Inspect...
3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 3,007 ratings — published 1989 — 4 editions
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Cold Is The Grave (Inspecto...
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 2,900 ratings — published 2000 — 44 editions
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All The Colours Of Darkness...
3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 2,990 ratings — published 2008 — 40 editions
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Watching the Dark (Inspecto...
3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 2,746 ratings — published 2012 — 23 editions
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“The only difference was, you could play the music again and again; a life plays only once.”
Peter Robinson, Before The Poison

“Banks felt more alone and further away for having just talked to Sophia than he had before her call. But it was always like that - the telephone might bring you together for a few moments, but there's nothing like it for emphasising distance.”
Peter Robinson, All The Colours Of Darkness

“I have just finished "All the Colors
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Peter Robinson

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