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Ian Rankin chooses his 'Desert Island Books'

Ian Rankin is Simon's final castaway in 'Desert Island Books', part of the BBC's #LoveToRead campaign celebrating reading for pleasure. Simon has been speaking to some of the world's biggest authors about the books they hold dearest, and the ones they'd recommend to a friend.

Ian chose Where Eagles Dare by Alistair Maclean, A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess, Bleak House by Charles Dickens, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark, Rivals by Jilly Cooper and The Cold Cold Ground by Adrian McKinty.

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