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A Conspiracy of Friends : A Corduroy Mansions Novel

by Alexander McCall Smith

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May 2011 Book of the Month.

The third novel in McCall's acclaimed series about the colourful inhabitants of Corduroy Mansions, Pimlico. This installment follows the adventures of Oedipus Snark, the nasty Liberal Democrat and his mother Berthea who is writing an unauthorised biography of him, and a vegetarian dog called Freddie de la Hay.

 

Corduroy Mansions Series:
1. Corduroy Mansions
2. The Dog Who Came in from the Cold

3. A Conspiracy of Friends

A Conspiracy of Friends : A Corduroy Mansions Novel Synopsis

Following on from the huge success of the 44 Scotland Street series, Alexander McCall Smith has 'moved house' to a crumbling four-storey mansion in Pimlico - Corduroy Mansions. It is inhabited by a glorious assortment of characters: among them, Oedipus Snark, the first ever nasty Lib Dem MP, who is so detestable his own mother, Berthea, is writing an unauthorised biography about him; and one small vegetarian dog, Freddie de la Hay, who has the ability to fasten his own seatbelt. (Although Corduroy Mansions is a fictional name, the address is now registered by the Post Office.)

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ISBN: 9781846971822
Publication date: 01/05/2011
Publisher: Polygon An Imprint of Birlinn Limited an imprint of Birlinn General
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781846971822
Publication date: 1st May 2011
Author: Alexander McCall Smith
Publisher: Polygon An Imprint of Birlinn Limited an imprint of Birlinn General
Format: Hardback
Genres: Books of the Month, 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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