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THE UNBEARABLE LIGHTNESS OF SCONES

Smith, Alexander McCall

Editorial: Edinburgh: Polygon, 2008, 2008
ISBN 10: 1846970571 / ISBN 13: 9781846970573
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Título: THE UNBEARABLE LIGHTNESS OF SCONES

Editorial: Edinburgh: Polygon, 2008

Año de publicación: 2008

Encuadernación: Hard Cover

Condición del libro: Very Good

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Near Fine

Edición: First Edition

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British first edition, first printing. Very Good in Near Fine DJ, two light indentations to lower front board, and slight wrinkling to the upper DJ. A 44 Scotland Street novel. N° de ref. de la librería 17452

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44 SCOTLAND STREET - Book 5

The residents and neighbors of 44 Scotland Street and the city of Edinburgh come to vivid life in these gently satirical, wonderfully perceptive serial novels, featuring six-year-old Bertie, a remarkably precocious boy?just ask his mother.  

Featuring all the quirky characters we have come to know and love, The Unbearable Lightness of Scones, finds Bertie, the precocious six-year-old, still troubled by his rather overbearing mother, Irene, but seeking his escape in the Cub Scouts. Matthew is rising to the challenge of married life with newfound strength and resolve, while Domenica epitomizes the loneliness of the long-distance intellectual. Cyril, the gold-toothed star of the whole show, succumbs to the kind of romantic temptation that no dog can resist and creates a small problem, or rather six of them, for his friend and owner Angus Lordie.
 
With his customary deftness, Alexander McCall Smith once again brings us an absorbing and entertaining tale of some of Scotland's most quirky and beloved characters--all set in the beautiful, stoic city of Edinburgh.

Biografía del autor: ALEXANDER MCCALL SMITH is the author of the international phenomenon The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, the Isabel Dalhousie Series, the Portuguese Irregular Verbs series, the 44 Scotland Street series and the Corduroy Mansions series. He is professor emeritus of medical law at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland and has served with many national and international organizations concerned with bioethics. He was born in what is now known as Zimbabwe and was a law professor at the University of Botswana.

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