Unusual Uses for Olive Oil A Von Igelfeld NovelVon Igelfeld Entertainments Series
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The hilarious, and long awaited, fourth novel featuring the hilarious activities of Dr Moritz-Maria von Igelfeld and the follow-up to The 2 1/2 Pillars of Wisdom.
Unusual Uses for Olive Oil A Von Igelfeld Novel by Alexander McCall Smith
Life is so unfair, and it sends many things to try Professor Dr Moritz-Maria von Igelfeld, author of Portuguese Irregular Verbs and pillar of the Institute of Romance Philology in the proud Bavarian city of Regensburg. There is the undeserved rise of his rival (and owner of a one-legged dachshund), Detlev Amadeus Unterholzer; the interminable ramblings of the librarian, Herr Huber; and the condescension of his colleagues with regard to his unmarried state. But when his friend Ophelia Prinzel takes it upon herself to match-make, and duly produces a cheerful heiress with her own Schloss, it appears that the professor's true worth is about to be recognised. Maddening, idiotic and hugely entertaining, von Igelfeld is an inspired comic creation.
Praise for The 2 Pillars of Wisdom:
'The eccentric and egotistical Professor Dr Moritz-Maria von Igelfeld is a hilarious creation ...packed full of wit'
'Portuguese Irregular Verbs, where the author searches for Irish curse words, is reminiscent of Flann O'Brien's truly Gaelic Gaelic researcher and is all the better for it'
'Witty trilogy of novels ...very amusing'
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Publication date6th October 2011
AuthorAlexander McCall Smith
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PublisherLittle, Brown & Company
CategoriesModern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
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