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The Charming Quirks of Others

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The Charming Quirks of Others by Alexander McCall Smith
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Nov 01, 2011 | ISBN 9780307739391

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Praise

“A seriously charming mix of romance and revelation.” —Parade Magazine

“McCall Smith continues to capture the best of traditional British mysteries.” —Sacramento Book Review

“Like Mma Ramotswe of the No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency, Isabel has the gift of an expansive, forgiving humanity which embraces the world it inhabits.” —The Scotsman
 
“Lighthearted . . . spiced by [McCall Smith’s] own subtle humor.” —The Washington Times

“McCall Smith’s heroes are among the most endearing in contemporary fiction . . . because they’re so humble in their quest for goodness.” —Richmond Times-Dispatch
 
“Isabel is a force to be reckoned with.” —USA Today
 
“Charmingly told. . . . Its graceful prose shines, and Isabel’s interior monologues—meditations on a variety of moral questions—are bemused, intelligent and entertaining.” —The Seattle Times
 
“Endearing. . . . 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
 
“In Mma Ramotswe, [McCall Smith] minted one of the most memorable heroines in any modern fiction. Now, with the creation of Isabel Dalhousie, he’s done it again. . . . She’s such good company, it’s hard to believe she’s fictional. You finish [one] installment greedily looking forward to more.” —Newsweek

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