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Bertie's Guide to Life and Mothers

by Alexander McCall Smith

Part of the 44 Scotland Street Series

eBooks of the Month Modern and Classic Literary Fiction

Bertie's Guide to Life and Mothers Synopsis

As summer blooms in Edinburgh's gardens and Bertie Pollock's birthday appears on the horizon, all at 44 Scotland Street is not cake and sunshine. Newlywed Angus Lordie has been booked by his bride into what he must not call the loony bin; Bruce's first encounter with hot wax brings more anguish than he bargained for; and Bertie's birthday dreams of scout camp and a penknife look set to be replaced by a game of Royal Weddings and a gender-neutral doll. But fate, an amorous Bedouin and the Dubai Tourist Authority conspire to transport Bertie's mother Irene to a warmer - if not a better - place, and once again in Scotland Street the triumph of human kindness over adversity gives cause for celebration.

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ISBN: 9780349140063
Publication date: 05/06/2014
Publisher: Abacus an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780349140063
Publication date: 5th June 2014
Author: Alexander McCall Smith
Publisher: Abacus an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 336 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Literary Fiction,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Alexander McCall Smith

Alexander McCall Smith was our Guest Editor in July 2011 - click here - to see the books that inspired his writing. Alexander McCall Smith is one of the world’s most prolific and most popular authors. His career has been a varied one: for many years he was a professor of Medical Law and worked in universities in the United Kingdom and abroad. 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 ...

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