The Comforts of a Muddy Saturday

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Anchor | Sep 23, 2008 | ISBN 9780307377760

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    Anchor | Jul 28, 2009 | 272 Pages | 5-15/16 x 8 | ISBN 9780307387073

  • Ebook$9.99

    Anchor | Sep 23, 2008 | ISBN 9780307377760


“[Isabel Dalhousie’s] adventures are both delightfully entertaining and provocative.”—The Seattle Times "Offers tantalizing glimpses of Edinburgh’s complex character and a nice, long look into the beautiful mind of a thinking woman."—The New York Times Book Review“Virtue and truth triumph. . . . If you enjoy discussing the big truths and thinking about thinking, you will enjoy The Comforts of a Muddy Saturday.”—The Providence Journal “One of the most irresistible sleuths in modern fiction.”—Tucson Citizen“Delightful…. McCall Smith’s talent for dialog is matched only by his gift for characterization.”—Chicago Tribune“Utterly charming…. Alexander McCall Smith often celebrates the best of humanity—its compassion, its intuition, its empathy.”—The Capital Times (Madison, Wisconsin)“The exquisite writing and the kind charm of the characters are an oasis from 21st century life.”—The Birmingham Post“Enchanting…. Delicious mental comfort food…. The ‘intimate’ city of Edinburgh is an appealing character in its own right.”—Los Angeles Times“A witty, ruminative and wise examination of the things that comfort and sustain us.”—The Times-Picayune
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