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Friends, Lovers, Chocolate

by Alexander McCall Smith

Part of the Isabel Dalhousie Novels Series

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The second in his new dectective series 'The Sunday Philosophy Club' based in Scotland starring amateur sleuth Isabel Dalhousie. We love the wit and wisdom and think it’s utterly charming.

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Friends, Lovers, Chocolate Synopsis

Isabel Dalhousie thinks often of friends, sometimes of lovers, and on occasion of chocolate. As an Edinburgh philosopher she is certain of where she stands. She can review a book called In Praise of Sin with panache and conviction, but real life is... well, perhaps a bit more challenging - particularly when it comes to her feelings for Jamie, a younger man who should have married her niece, Cat.
 
Jamie's handsomeness leaves Isabel feeling distinctly uneasy, and ethically disturbed. ‘I am a philosopher', she thinks, 'but I am also a woman’. And more disturbance is in store. When Cat takes a break in Italy, Isabel agrees to run her delicatessen. One of the customers, she discovers, has recently had a heart transplant and is now being plagued by memories that cannot be rationally explained and which he feels do not belong to him. Isabel is intrigued. So intrigued that she finds herself rushing headlong into a dangerous investigation. But she still has time to think about the things that possess her - things like love and friendship, and, of course, temptation. The last of these comes in many forms - chocolate, for example, or seductive Italians…

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ISBN: 9780349139425
Publication date: 07/02/2013
Publisher: Abacus, an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780349139425
Publication date: 7th February 2013
Author: Alexander McCall Smith
Publisher: Abacus, an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 304 pages
Genres: Crime / Mystery, eBook Favourites,
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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