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  • Paperback $15.00

    May 31, 2011 | 384 Pages

  • Hardcover $24.95

    Jul 13, 2010 | 368 Pages

  • Ebook $9.99

    Jul 13, 2010 | 368 Pages

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Praise

“[McCall Smith] returns with a new cast of characters to love . . . fans will be grateful that the series has just begun. A-“
Entertainment Weekly

“Filled with charming eccentrics . . . McCall Smith, a master of weaving the many strands of his complex stories together, does so here with supreme virtuosity.”
The Washington Post

The indefatigable Scotsman’s latest exercise in grace and good manners . . . McCall Smith is the P.G. Wodehouse of our time, and we should be grateful for his prolificacy.”
—Richmond Times-Dispatch

“As ever, McCall Smith is droll, philosophical, full of original insights, and above all, entertaining.”
—Bookreporter

Praise from the United Kingdom
 
“Quirky and original . . . Told with warmth, wit and intelligence, and McCall Smith’s cast of characters are beautifully observed. It’s a page-turner with many happy endings. Perfect.”
Daily Express
 
“The author’s gentle humor and playful teasing-out of moral dilemmas great and small are there in abundance.”
The Scotsman
 
“[Full] of warmth and wisdom and easy, accomplished writing that begs for a comfy chair.”
The Times (London)
 
“The seriousness is always sugar-dusted in McCall Smith’s delight in the ridiculous and his perfectly paced humour.”
The Daily Telegraph


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