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Sydney Writers’ Festival Giveaway: Ian Rankin – Rather be the Devil (Parramatta)

May 10, 2017

xrather-be-the-devil.jpg.pagespeed.ic.t9QIIbFrwAWe are giving away 5 double passes to see Ian Rankin at the Sydney Writers’ Festival! He will be in conversation with much-loved Australian crime novelist, Candice Fox.

To enter the competition, comment on the Facebook post and explain in 25 words or less why you love Ian Rankin’s novels so much, then tag the friend you’re going to bring along. The most creative and convincing people will win free tickets to the event.

Winners announced at 11am Monday 15 May.

For more information on the session, please see below or follow this link to the Sydney Writers’ Festival website

About the event

When: Saturday, 27 May 2017 – 7:30pm – 8:30pm

Where: Riverside Theatres, Parramatta, Corner of Church and Market Streets, Parramatta

What: Ian Rankin is a bestselling, award-winning crime writer, known for his Inspector Rebus novels, which have been translated into 22 languages. His most recent novel, Rather Be the Devil, is the 21st instalment of the series. Publishers Weeklysaid, ‘With its trademark blend of sharp wit and even sharper police work, this entry is yet another example of why Ian remains in the top echelon of Scottish crime writers’. Ian discusses his work and art with crime writer Candice Fox.




  1. Murray and Marie Thew

    It would be incredibly wonderful to meet one of our favourite writers.
    Here’s hoping!
    Murray and Marie Thhew

  2. Better Reading Post author

    Murray and Marie Thew, so glad to hear you’re excited to see Ian Rankin (he’s one of our favourite crime writers too!).
    To enter the competition you need to comment on the Facebook post, not here. Please find a link to the Facebook post:

    Just repeat what you’ve said in the ‘comments’ section of the Facebook post and you will have a chance to win free tickets!
    Also watch our Facebook page for a few more free ticket giveaways for the Sydney Writers’ Festival!

    Hope this helps,
    Better Reading

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