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Full of McCall Smith's gentle humor and sympathy for his characters, this second novel set at 44 Scotland Street is also an affectionate portrait of a city and its people who, in the author's own words, "make Edinburgh one of the most vibrant and interesting places in the world." Unabridged.

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Alexander McCall Smith's many fans will welcome the second installment in the best-selling 44 Scotland Street series. Back are all our favourite denizens of a converted Georgian townhouse in Edinburgh. Bertie, the immensely talented six-year-old, is now enrolled in kindergarten, and much to his dismay, has been clad in pink overall for his first day of class. Bruce has lost his job as a surveyor and, between admiring glances in the mirror, is contemplating becoming a wine merchant. Pat is embarking on a new life at Edinburgh University and perhaps on a new relationship, courtesy of Domenica, her witty and worldly-wise neighbour. In any event, he couldn't be less suitable than her ill-fated flirtation with Bruce. Full of McCall Smith's gentle humour and sympathy for his characters, Espresso Tales is also an affectionate portrait of a city and its people who, in the author's own worlds, "make Edinburgh one of the most vibrant and interesting places in the world."

Product Details

ISBN:
9781419396151
Author:
Mccall Smith, Alexander
Publisher:
Recorded Books
Narrated by:
MacKenzie, Robert Ian
Narrated:
MacKenzie, Robert Ian
Author:
Smith, Alexander McCall
Author:
McCall Smith, Alexander
Subject:
Humorous
Subject:
Humor : General
Abridged:
Y
Publication Date:
20060731
Binding:
Analog Audio Cassette
Language:
English
Pages:
6
Dimensions:
6.28x4.20x2.67 in. .79 lbs.
Media Run Time:
900

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Product details 6 pages Recorded Books - English 9781419396151 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Alexander McCall Smith's many fans will welcome the second installment in the best-selling 44 Scotland Street series. Back are all our favourite denizens of a converted Georgian townhouse in Edinburgh. Bertie, the immensely talented six-year-old, is now enrolled in kindergarten, and much to his dismay, has been clad in pink overall for his first day of class. Bruce has lost his job as a surveyor and, between admiring glances in the mirror, is contemplating becoming a wine merchant. Pat is embarking on a new life at Edinburgh University and perhaps on a new relationship, courtesy of Domenica, her witty and worldly-wise neighbour. In any event, he couldn't be less suitable than her ill-fated flirtation with Bruce. Full of McCall Smith's gentle humour and sympathy for his characters, Espresso Tales is also an affectionate portrait of a city and its people who, in the author's own worlds, "make Edinburgh one of the most vibrant and interesting places in the world."
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