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A conspiracy of friends : a Corduroy Mansions novel

Author: Alexander McCall Smith
Publisher: New York : Pantheon, [2012]
Series: A Corduroy Mansions novel
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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There's never a dull moment for the residents of Corduroy Mansions: Berthea Snark is still at work on her scathing biography of the only loathsome Liberal Democrat member of Parliament - her own son, Oedipus; literary agents Rupert Porter and Barbara Ragg are still battling each other for first crack at the manuscript of Autobiography of a Yeti; fine-arts graduate Caroline Jarvis is busy blurring the line between  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Humorous fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander McCall Smith
ISBN: 9780307907233 0307907236
OCLC Number: 892924683
Notes: "Originally published in Great Britain by Polygon, an imprint of Birlinn Ltd., Edinburgh, in 2010"--Title page verso.
Description: 26 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Title: A Corduroy Mansions novel
Responsibility: Alexander McCall Smith.

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There's never a dull moment for the residents of Corduroy Mansions: Berthea Snark is still at work on her scathing biography of the only loathsome Liberal Democrat member of Parliament - her own son, Oedipus; literary agents Rupert Porter and Barbara Ragg are still battling each other for first crack at the manuscript of Autobiography of a Yeti; fine-arts graduate Caroline Jarvis is busy blurring the line between friendship and romance; and William French is still worrying that his son, Eddie, may never leave home, even though Eddie's got a new wealthy girlfriend. But uppermost on everyone's mind is Freddie de la Hay - William's faithful terrier (and without a doubt the only dog clever enough to have been recruited by MI6)--who has disappeared while on a mystery tour around the Suffolk countryside.

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