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The Importance of Being Seven: A 44 Scotland Street Novel (6) - Alexander McCall Smith
The Importance of Being Seven: A 44 Scotland Street Novel (6)
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All our favorite characters are up to new tricks in the utterly charming sixth novel in the bestselling 44 Scotland Street series. The great city of Edinburgh is renowned for its impeccable restraint, so how, then, did the extended family of 44 Scotland Street come to be trembling on the brink of... show more
All our favorite characters are up to new tricks in the utterly charming sixth novel in the bestselling 44 Scotland Street series. The great city of Edinburgh is renowned for its impeccable restraint, so how, then, did the extended family of 44 Scotland Street come to be trembling on the brink of reckless self-indulgence? After seven years and five books, Bertie is—finally!—about to turn seven. But one afternoon he mislays his meddling mother Irene, and learns a valuable lesson: wish-fulfillment can be a dangerous business. Angus and Domenica contemplate whether to give in to romance on holiday in Italy, and even usually down-to-earth Big Lou is overheard discussing cosmetic surgery. Funny, warm, and heartfelt as ever, The Importance of Being Seven offers fresh and wise insights into philosophy and fraternity among Edinburgh's most lovable residents.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780307739360 (0307739368)
Publisher: Anchor
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
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audreyhawkins
audreyhawkins rated it
Reading this series has become the equivalent, for me, of soaking in a warm bath, it's that comforting with its cast of polite, thoughtful, civilized Edinburghers. If you, too, enjoy warm baths of this kind, I recommend it. I was a bit piqued at AMS's portrayal of the odious Kirsty as a member of "W...
November News 2014
November News 2014 rated it
3.0 The Importance of Being Seven
In this continuation of the wonderful, poignant, and occasionally silly antics of all of the inhabitants, past and present of 44 Scotland Street, Bertie is contemplating turning seven. He is still six, but he is thinking ahead. Matt and Elspeth are married and expecting triplets, and Angus, my favor...
The Welsh Bookworm
The Welsh Bookworm rated it
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