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Alexander McCall Smith - Corduroy Mansions

    • Device Device: Kindle
    • File Format File Format: MOBI
    • Size Size: 2.00 MB
    • Posted by Version: Not Specified
    • Added Added: Aug 16, 2012 (5 Yrs Ago)
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A pleasant new setting—London—a fantastic new cast of characters and one extremely intelligent dog. Corduroy Mansions may be the affectionate nickname directed at a genteel, failing mansion block in London’s lively Pimlico community and the house turf of the fascinating assortment of cool and entirely McCall-Smithian characters. There’s the center-aged wine vendor William, who’s attempting to convince his unlikely twenty-four-year-old boy, Eddie, to abandon the home; and Marcia, the shop caterer that has her sights set on William. There’s additionally the (justifiably) much-loathed Person in Parliament Oedipus Snark; his mom, Berthea, who’s creating his biography and hating every moment of it; and his long-suffering partner, Barbara, a literary agent who'd like to become his wife (but, subsequently, she’d like to become nearly anyone’s wife). There’s the supplement evangelist, the psychoanalyst, the-art student with a perplexing sweetheart and Freddie de la Hay, the Pimlico terrier who insists on wearing a seat-belt and is nearly surely the only real avowed vegetarian dog in London. Filled with the ins and outs of neighborliness in most its unforeseen versions, Corduroy Mansions displays the life span, fun and mankind which have get to be the hallmarks of Alexander McCall Smith’s work. From the Hardcover version.

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