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The Charming Quirks of Others
Author: Alexander McCall Smith

ISBN: 9780349123127
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 29 August 2011
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.6 x 12.6 x 1.7
The wonderful new Isabel Dalhousie novel -- out now in B format with a gorgeous new cover style.

As well as its advantages, there are drawbacks to the enlightened village that is twenty-first-century Edinburgh, where every Saturday night ears burn at dinner parties across the city, and anyone requiring the investigative abilities of a philosophical soul knows where to find her.

Jillian McKinlay -- wife of a trustee of an illustrious school -- is the latest petitioner; she asks Isabel to look into a poison-pen letter that makes insinuations about applicants for the position of principal. Isabel's niece Cat has another new boyfriend who seems too good to be true. And when a pretty cellist with a tragic story takes a fancy to her husband-to-be, Isabel finds herself contemplating an act of heroic and alarming self-sacrifice.

About The Author

Alexander McCall Smith is one of the world's most prolific and most popular authors. His career has been a varied one: for many years he was a professor of Medical Law and worked in universities in the United K...

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