The Importance of Being Seven: 44 Scotland Street

by Alexander McCall Smith

Modern and Classic Literary Fiction Relationship Stories

LoveReading View on The Importance of Being Seven: 44 Scotland Street

Number six in the Scotland Street Series and still has all the McCall Smith charm and ease. A great series.

The Importance of Being Seven: 44 Scotland Street Synopsis

The story of Bertie and his dysfunctional family continues in this sixth instalment alongside the familiar cast of favourites - Big Lou, Domenica, Angus Lordie, Cyril and others - in their daily pursuit of a little happiness. With customary charm and deftness, Alexander McCall Smith has, yet again, given us a clever, witty and utterly delightful new novel.

The Good Book Guide Review

Alexander McCall Smith’s novels should be prescribed by GPs everywhere: reading them would have the most positive impact on the health of the nation, for who will not smile at the author’s observations or laugh out loud at his witticisms? We are back in Edinburgh with the residents of 44, Scotland Street, and while Bertie looks forward to turning seven (a state of mind, his mother tells him), Matthew and Elspeth receive momentous news and Domenica and Angus take a life-changing trip to Tuscany. From the solidity of Agas, to a boy’s yearning for adventure and Irn-Bru – this is, as ever, delightfully diverting entertainment!

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ISBN: 9781846971457
Publication date: 01/07/2010
Publisher: Polygon An Imprint of Birlinn Limited an imprint of Birlinn General
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781846971457
Publication date: 1st July 2010
Author: Alexander McCall Smith
Publisher: Polygon An Imprint of Birlinn Limited an imprint of Birlinn General
Format: Hardback
Genres: Literary Fiction, Relationship Stories,
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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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