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Pianos and Flowers

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Pianos and Flowers by Alexander McCall Smith
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Jan 19, 2021 | ISBN 9780593315750

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Praise

Praise for Alexander McCall Smith


“Alexander McCall Smith is a master at using the economy of the short story to highlight the amplitude of the imagination.” —The New York Times Book Review

“A writer who charms many readers . . . McCall Smith’s characters are well drawn and alive.” —The Providence Journal

“McCall Smith writes with clarity, humor, and thoughtfulness.” —The Christian Science Monitor

“A vivid observer and an elegant writer.” —The Plain Dealer (Cleveland)

“There’s not a more charming author on the face of the Earth.” —The Seattle Times

“An excellent old-fashioned storyteller.” —The Gazette (Cedar Rapids)

Table Of Contents

AUTHOR’S NOTE IX

Pianos and Flowers 1

I’d Cry Buckets 23

Sphinx 41

Maternal Designs 63

The Dwarf Tale-Teller of the Romanian Rom 79

Duty 91

Iron Jelloids 103

Students 115

Zeugma 125

Urchins 133

St. John’s Wort 143

Blackmail 153

Pogo Sticks and Man with Bicycle 163

La Plage 173

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