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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel

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The key to contentment in the Scottish climate is the right attitude to rain, just as in life the key to happiness lies in making the best of what you have.

Bruised in love by her faithless Irish husband, Isabel Dalhousie is a connoisseur of intimate moral issues: she edits a philosophical journal and spends a great deal of her time considering how to improve the lives of those around her. There is her housekeeper Grace, whose future she must secure; her niece Cat, who is embarking on a new relationship with a dubious workaholic mummy's boy; and even an American couple newly arrived in Edinburgh on a tour. And then there is Jamie, Cat's ex-boyfriend, a handsome, gifted musician fourteen years Isabel's junior, with whom she is slowly and hopelessly falling in love.

Intensely thoughtful and consistently entertaining, The Right Attitude to Rain is shot through with compassion and unassuming intelligence.

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Evenstar19, August 13, 2009 (view all comments by Evenstar19)
Scottish Writer Alexander McCALL Smith brings yet another new series of Amateur Detective Novel titled Isabel Dalhousie. The Right Attitude to rain is the third novel in this classic Amateur mini - Series.

Mimi, Isabel's cousin introduces her to a Wealthy Texan Friend and his enigmatic wife. After few casual meetings with them she quickly suspects that the prestigious fiancee is much more interested in her future husband's wealth then him. Meanwhile Isabel is struggling with her secret crush on Her best friend's ex - boyfriend and at the same time suspects that her best friends new boyfriend maybe a mama's boy.

This love/detective story contains secret passages for all the Detective Novel lovers to follow and solve the mystery. It is a good book with an evening tea and biscuits, Very hearty and very irresistible for all the hearty and modern sleuth lovers.
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