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The unbearable lightness of scones : a 44 Scotland Street novel

Author: Alexander McCall Smith
Publisher: Edinburgh : Polygon, 2008.
Series: 44 Scotland Street, 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of Bertie and his dysfunctional family continues in this fifth installment alongside the familiar cast of favourites - Big Lou, Domenica, Angus Lordie, Cyril and others - in their daily pursuit of a little happiness.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander McCall Smith
ISBN: 9781846970573 1846970571
OCLC Number: 226976003
Description: 344 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: "The Unbearable Lightness of Scones is fifth in the 44 Scotland Street series." "Here we find Bertie, the precocious six-year-old, still troubled by his rather overbearing mother, Irene, but finding escape in the Cub Scouts. Matthew is rising to the challenge of married life with newfound strength and resolve, while Domenica epitomises the loneliness of the long-distance intellectual. Narcissistic Bruce is wrestling with a big lifestyle decision, and Angus Lordie, portrait painter and pet owner, grapples with unexpected canine problems. And, finally, Angus's dog, Cyril, the gold-toothed star of the whole show, succumbs to the kind of temptation that no dog can resist ..." --
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Series Title: 44 Scotland Street, 5.
Responsibility: Alexander McCall Smith ; illustrated by Iain McIntosh.

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