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Bertie's Guide to Life and Mothers : A Scotland Street Novel - Alexander McCall Smith

Bertie's Guide to Life and Mothers

A Scotland Street Novel


Published: 1st September 2013
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Once more, we catch up with the delightful goings-on in the fictitious 44 Scotland Street from Alexander McCall Smith. With customary charm and deftness, Alexander McCall Smith gives us another instalment in this popular series, now running in its ninth season in The Scotsman. Anything could happen to Bertie and the gang…

About the Author

Alexander McCall Smith is one of the world's most prolific and most popular authors. For many years he was a professor of Medical Law, then, after the publication of his highly successful No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, which has sold over twenty-five million copies, he devoted his time to the writing of fiction and has seen his various series of books translated into over forty-six languages and become bestsellers throughout the world. These include the 44 Scotland Street novels, first published as a serial novel in The Scotsman, the Isabel Dalhousie novels, the Von Igelfeld series and the Corduroy Mansions novels.



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Bertie's Guide to Life and Mothers


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  • Deserves Multiple Readings
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    'Mr. McCall Smith's writing is... blissful. He doesn't shy away from the darker realities of life with his poignant exposures of human frailty, yet, somehow, he makes the world a better place' - Country Life 'Bertie's Guide to Life and Mothers lets us immediately relax, secure in the knowledge that we are in a safe pair of hands as McCall Smith is an engaging and a witty guide to the goings on (and comings off) at fictional 44 Scotland Street' - The Sunday Express '[An] entertaining book written by this master of observation' - Toowoomba Chronicle

    ISBN: 9781846972539
    ISBN-10: 1846972531
    Series: 44 Scotland Street
    Audience: General
    Format: Hardcover
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 368
    Published: 1st September 2013
    Publisher: Birlinn General
    Country of Publication: GB
    Dimensions (cm): 14.3 x 22.2  x 3.2
    Weight (kg): 0.48