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Portuguese irregular verbs

Author: Alexander McCall Smith; Iain McIntosh
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Anchor books edView all editions and formats
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Professor Dr. Moritz-Maria von Igelfeld of the Institute of Romance Philology learns to play tennis and forces a college chum to enter into a duel that results in a nipped nose. He also takes a field trip to Ireland where he becomes acquainted with the rich world of archaic Irishisms, and he develops an aching ingatuation with a dentist fatale. Along the way, he takes two ill-fated Italian sojourns, the first merely  Read more...
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Genre/Form: College stories
Humorous stories
Humorous fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander McCall Smith; Iain McIntosh
ISBN: 1400077087 9781400077083
OCLC Number: 56834883
Notes: Originally published: Edinburgh: Polygon, 2003.
Description: 128 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The principles of tennis --
Duel, and how to fight them --
Early Irish pornography --
Italian matters --
Portuguese irregular verbs --
Holy man --
Dental pain --
Death in Venice.
Responsibility: Alexander McCall Smith ; illustrations by Iain McIntosh.
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Professor Dr. Moritz-Maria von Igelfeld of the Institute of Romance Philology learns to play tennis and forces a college chum to enter into a duel that results in a nipped nose. He also takes a field trip to Ireland where he becomes acquainted with the rich world of archaic Irishisms, and he develops an aching ingatuation with a dentist fatale. Along the way, he takes two ill-fated Italian sojourns, the first merely uncomfortable, the second defintitely dangerous.

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