Inspector Alan Banks is a fictional character featured in a series of novels as well as short stories by English-Canadian author Peter Robinson. After working in the Unsolved Crime Squad for the Metropolitan Police in London, Banks got sick and tired of the materialism of the big city, packed his bags and left for the […]


Peter Robinson was an English-Canadian author of crime fiction. Robinson’s main character was Inspector Alan Banks, who works as a the DCI in a fictional town outside of Yorkshire. Robinson left England for Canada in 1974, where he occasionally teaches crime writing at the University of Toronto.