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The dog who came in from the cold

Author: Alexander McCall Smith
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©2010.
Series: Corduroy mansions series
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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The heartwarming and hilarious new installment in the Corduroy Mansions series presents the further adventures of Alexander McCall Smiths newest beloved character: the Pimlico terrier Freddie de la Hay.
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Genre/Form: Humorous fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander McCall Smith
ISBN: 0307379736 9780307379733
OCLC Number: 742040560
Target Audience: Adult.
Description: 290 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Corduroy mansions series
Responsibility: Alexander McCall Smith.

Abstract:

The heartwarming and hilarious new installment in the Corduroy Mansions series presents the further adventures of Alexander McCall Smiths newest beloved character: the Pimlico terrier Freddie de la Hay.

In the elegantly crumbling mansion block in Pimlico called Corduroy Mansions, the comings and goings of the wonderfully motley crew of residents continue apace. A pair of New Age operators has determined that Terence Moongroves estate is the cosmologically correct place for their center for cosmological studies. Literary agent Barbara Ragg has decided to represent Autobiography of a Yeti, purportedly dictated to the author by the Abominable Snowman himself. And our small, furry, endlessly surprising canine hero Freddie de la Hay, belonging to failed oenophile William French, has been recruited by MI6 to infiltrate a Russian spy ring. Needless to say, the other denizens of Corduroy Mansions have issues of their own. But all of them will be addressed with the wit and insight into the foibles of the human condition that have become the hallmark of this peerless storyteller.

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