Ian Rankin

“Was it all inevitable, John?" Reeve was pushing his fingers across the floor of the cell, seated on his haunches. I was lying on the mattress.

Yes," I said. "I think it was. Certainly, it's written that way. The end of the book is there before the beginning's hardly started.”


Ian Rankin, Knots & Crosses
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Knots & Crosses (Inspector Rebus, #1) Knots & Crosses by Ian Rankin
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