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The comfort of Saturdays, Alexander McCall Smith

Label
The comfort of Saturdays
Title
The comfort of Saturdays
Statement of responsibility
Alexander McCall Smith
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Isabel Dalhousie is a new mother and a connoisseur of philosophy; she would rather not be a sleuth. But when a chance conversation at a dinner party draws her into the case of a doctor whose life and career have been ruined, she cannot ignore what may be a miscarriage of justice. Because for Isabel ethics are not theoretical at all, but an everyday matter of life and death. As she attempts to unravel the truth behind Dr. Thompson's disgrace, Isabel's patient intelligence is also required to deal with challenges in her own life, not least the need to spend more time with her baby son, Charlie. Her niece Cat is on holiday, leaving Isabel to look after not only the delicatessen but also Cat's vulnerable assistant Eddie. Meanwhile the insufferable Professor Dove has made an unwelcome reappearance. Most alarmingly of all, when Isabel's boyfriend Jamie develops a friendship with the mysterious and unlikeable composer Nick Smart from which she's excluded, she fears for the future of her new family.Gentle, enquiring Isabel treads a difficult path between trust and gullibility, altruism and interference, while keeping in her sights the small but certain comforts of family, philosophy and a fine Saturday morning."--BOOK JACKET
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UKM
Dewey number
Free Fiction
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Series statement
  • Isabel Dalhousie;
  • The Sunday Philosophy Club
  • Sunday Philosophy Club
  • Sunday Philosophy Club
Series volume
  • 5
  • 5
  • 5
The comfort of Saturdays, Alexander McCall Smith
Label
The comfort of Saturdays, Alexander McCall Smith
Publication
Note
"An Isabel Dalhousie novel"--Cover
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
12463515
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
234 pages
Isbn
9781408700655
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) MA163113
  • (OCoLC)233788462
  • (BNAtoc)B8846007

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