The Unbearable Lightness of Scones: 44 Scotland Street 05

The Unbearable Lightness of Scones: 44 Scotland Street 05

by Alexander Mc Call Smith (Author)


To the casual observer, the great enlightened city of Edinburgh, home of no-nonsense philosophers and cream teas, might appear immune to the rollercoaster of strong emotions. But at 44 Scotland Street, as Matthew and Elspeth embark on the risky enterprise of married love, the raffish portrait painter Angus Lordie has a premonition of disaster. And soon enough Irene Pollock is shocked to learn that her small son Bertie harbours a highly unsuitable ambition; the gloriously vain Bruce discovers a wrinkle and confronts rejection; and Angus finds himself facing the grave consequences of unbridled bliss, not to mention a large Glaswegian gangster bearing gifts ...


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 336
Publisher: Abacus
Published: 07 May 2009

ISBN 10: 0349121141
ISBN 13: 9780349121147
Book Overview: * The fifth volume of Alexander McCall Smith's wonderful serial novels set in Edinburgh's New Town

Author Bio
Following a distinguished career as a Professor of Medical Law, Alexander McCall Smith has turned to writing full-time. He is the author of over sixty books on a wide array of subjects, and his books have been translated into forty-five languages. He lives in Edinburgh with his wife.