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The Comforts of a Muddy Saturday: An Isabel Dalhousie Novel (Isabel Dalhousie Mysteries)

McCall Smith, Alexander

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ISBN 10: 0375425136 / ISBN 13: 9780375425134
Editorial: Pantheon, U.S.A., 2008
Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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Título: The Comforts of a Muddy Saturday: An Isabel ...

Editorial: Pantheon, U.S.A.

Año de publicación: 2008

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: 1st Edition

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ISABEL DALHOUSIE - Book 5

Nothing captures the charm of Edinburgh like the bestselling Isabel Dalhousie series of novels featuring the insatiably curious philosopher and woman detective.  Whether investigating a case or a problem of philosophy, the indefatigable Isabel Dalhousie, one of fiction’s most richly developed amateur detectives, is always ready to pursue the answers to all of life’s questions, large and small.

In the fabulous new installment in the best-selling adventures of Isabel Dalhousie, Isabel is asked to help a doctor who has been disgraced by allegations of scientific fraud concerning a newly marketed drug. Our ever-curious moral philosopher finds her interest piqued. Would a doctor with a stellar reputation make such a simple but grave mistake? If not, what explains the tragic accident that resulted in the death of a patient? Clearly, an investigation is in order, especially since a man's reputation is in jeopardy. Could he be the victim of someone else's mistake? Or perhaps he has been willfully deceived by a pharmaceutical company with a great deal to gain.

Not every problem prompts an investigation (take, for example, her ongoing struggle with her housekeeper, Grace, over the care of Isabel's infant son, Charlie), but, as we've seen, whatever the case, whatever the solution, Isabel's combination of spirit, smarts, empathy, and unabashed nosiness guarantees a delightful adventure.

About the Author:

Alexander McCall Smith is the author of the huge international phenomenon The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency series. He is professor emeritus of medical law at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, and has served on many national and international bodies concerned with bioethics.

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