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Staff at the Writer's Museum discovered this street scene under a silvery moon, crafted in the opened-out spine of a copy of Ian Rankin's Hide and Seek...Check out the blog post to see all of the paper sculptures left anonymously in Scottish museums and libraries.  What a wonderful thing to do.

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Edinburgh's reputation as a major centre of culture is well known. It is UNESCO's first City of Literature, home to the world's largest book festival and performing arts festival, with more listed buildings than anywhere in Britain. Left, statue of the poet Robert Fergusson – said to have been an important influence on Rabbie Burns - outside Canongate Kirk. (If he looks awfully young, it's because the poor thing died at just 24). Right, The People's Story Museum on Canongate. As a historical…

EL PATCHWORK DE KRIS

EL PATCHWORK DE KRIS

Este sera un blog sobre todo de patchwork, pero, tambien habrá un hueco para otro tipo de cosas, comentarios sobre libros, peliculas, recetas de cocina..... No se si los blog se pueden dedicar o no....., pero este, se lo quiero dedicar a mi madre, una fanatica y apasionada de las labores. Estoy convencida de que el patchwork,la habría apasionado, asi que para ella, ¡para mi madre!

A coffin, topped by a large gramophone showed up suddenly at The National Library of Scotland. It was left by by an anonymous artist with the twitter name @ByLeavesWeLive.  The scene was carved from a mystery novel by Ian Rankin called 'Exit Music'.

Who Left A Tree, Then A Coffin In The Library?

It began with a "poetree" — an ornately-crafted paper sculpture left in the Scottish Poetry Library in Edinburgh. Next was a paper dragon. Who was leaving these cryptic messages around town?

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"Edinburgh isn't so much a city, more a way of life...I doubt I'll ever tire of exploring Edinburgh, on foot or in print."     Ian Rankin

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"Edinburgh isn't so much a city, more a way of life...I doubt I'll ever tire of exploring Edinburgh, on foot or in print." Ian Rankin

Ian Rankin's Inspector Rebus's favourite haunt: the Oxford Bar.

Ian Rankin's Inspector Rebus's favourite haunt: the Oxford Bar.

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Stories That Jump Off The Page: See Stunning Art Made From Books

A new book showcases 3-D art carved from books.

Standing in another man's grave  Ian Rankin

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'A true mystery' ... the paper sculpture left by an Ian Rankin admirer at the Edinburgh Filmhouse.

Real-life Ian Rankin mystery of 'reverse heist' sculptures

Series of intricate paper artworks linked to Rebus author's work left around Edinburgh

Writers' rooms: Ian Rankin

Writers' rooms: Ian Rankin

If I knew anything about antique fireplaces, I'm sure I could tell you something about those tiles - but I don't, so I can't.

A mysterious dragon, carved from the pages of Ian Rankin's novel Knots and Crosses, left in Edinburg, one of four sculptures done anonymously

A Modern Edinburgh Mystery

Dan Heap delves into a mystery perplexing the Edinburgh literary scene

Ian Rankin with paper sculpture (June 2012)

Scottish Poetry Library on Twitter

“It was a pleasure to play host to @Beathhigh, here to spk to a film crew about the paper sculptures. He brought his own”