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The unbearable lightness of scones

Author: Alexander McCall Smith; Iain McIntosh
Publisher: Bath, England : Windsor/Paragon, 2009.
Series: 44 Scotland Street novel.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : English : Large print edView all editions and formats
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In this, the fifth in the 44 Scotland Street series, 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,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Humorous stories
Domestic fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander McCall Smith; Iain McIntosh
ISBN: 9781408414859 1408414856 9781408414866 1408414864
OCLC Number: 871281396
Notes: Illustrated by Iain McIntosh.
Originally published: Edinburgh: Polygon, 2008.
Description: 429 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.
Series Title: 44 Scotland Street novel.
Responsibility: Alexander McCall Smith.

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In this, the fifth in the 44 Scotland Street series, 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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