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A time of love and tartan : a 44 Scotland Street novel / Alexander McCall Smith.

A time of love and tartan : a 44 Scotland Street novel / Alexander McCall Smith.
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Shelf Location Collection Volume Ref. Branch Status Due Date
Adult Fiction   Double Bay . On Loan . 9 Jul 2022
Adult Fiction   Paddington . Available .  
Adult Fiction   Watsons Bay . Available .  
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ISBN 9781846973826 (hardback)
1846973821 (hardback)
Author McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948- author.
Title A time of love and tartan : a 44 Scotland Street novel / Alexander McCall Smith.
Publisher/Date Edinburgh : Polygon, 2017.
Pagination etc. 247 pages ; 23 cm.
Series 44 Scotland Street 12
Summary Note If only Pat Macgregor had an inkling of the embarrassment -- romantic, professional, even aesthetic -- that flowed from accepting narcissistic ex-boyfriend Bruce Anderson's invitation for coffee, she would never have said yes. And if only Matthew, her boss at the art gallery, hadn't wandered into his local bookshop and picked up a particular book at a particular time, he would never have knocked over his former English teacher or attracted the attentions of the police. Whether caused by small things such as a cup of coffee and a book, or major events such as Stuart's application for promotion and his wife Irene's decision to go off and study for a PhD in Aberdeen, change is coming to serial fiction's favourite street. But for three seven-year-old boys -- Bertie Pollock, Ranald Braveheart Macpherson, and Big Lou's foster son Finlay -- it also means getting a glimpse of perfect happiness. Alexander McCall Smith's delightfully witty, wise and sometimes surreal comedy spirals out to include tennis-playing Rwandan Forest People, researches into levitating Celtic saints, bogus headhunters in Papua New Guinea and primary school performances of Beckett. But its heart remains where it has always been -- true to life, love and laughter in Edinburgh's New Town.
Subject 44 Scotland Street (Edinburgh, Scotland : Imaginary place) -- Fiction
Apartment houses -- Scotland -- Edinburgh -- Fiction
Edinburgh (Scotland) -- Social life and customs -- Fiction
Shelf Location F MACC
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