The Sunday Philosophy Club (Sunday Philosophy Club #1)
Publish date: 2005
Pages no: 281
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Adult Fiction
, Mystery Thriller
, Cozy Mystery
Series: The Isabel Dalhousie Series (#1)
Isabel Dalhousie, the fortyish editor of the Review of Applied Ethics, lives comfortably in Edinburgh in a house filled with art. She's got a morning room that looks out onto the garden; there's even a fox in the garden. Her mornings are spent with coffee and crosswords, followed by philosophical mu...
Alexander McCall Smith combined sleuthing and philosophy. The protaganist, Isabel Dalhousie, is the editor of a philosophy journal. The mystery is engaging but is secondary to the characters and Smith adds information on philosophy and Isabel makes decisions based on it throughout the book. The Sund...
Interesting read, although not quite as complete as I might like. In Edinburgh Isabel witnesses a fall in a concert hall where a man dies, she has questions as to whether it's an accident or deliberate and starts to look into it. It is obviously a first book in a series setting up further books in t...
Isabel Dalhousie is a middle aged spinster in Edinburgh, a philosopher with some time on her hands and a niece called Cat (who is with the wrong man). All of which means she has a tendency to get involved in other people's lives. She's at a concert at the Usher hall when she sees a man fall from the...
I'm not sure what word I'm looking for to describe this book: gentle, genteel, genial, maybe all of the above. The novel is written by the author of The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency but this is the first book in a different series. Isabel Dalhousie lives quite comfortably in Edinburgh, where she e...