Peter Robinson





Peter Robinson


Born
in The United Kingdom
January 01, 1950

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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.

Peter Robinson is the guest on this week’s episode of The Next Track podcast, where he discusses his use of music in the DCI Banks novels. Give it a listen to learn more about Peter’s musical favorites, and how he integrates music in the novels.

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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
of Darkness" 090209”
Peter Robinson

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The Next Best Boo...: OFFICIAL SUMMER CHALLENGE 2009 6739 10881 Aug 31, 2009 10:23PM  
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Cover to Cover Ch...: Sandi's 2010 list 13 35 Dec 10, 2010 06:46PM  
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