Blog Posts - Alexander Mccall Smith



2 July 2016 - ALEXANDER McCALL SMITH

ALEXANDER McCALL SMITHG'day folks,Here is another great achiever. R. Alexander "Sandy" McCall Smith, CBE, FRSE, is a British writer and Emeritus Professor of Medical Law at the University of Edinburgh. Alexander McCall Smith was born on 24th Au...
by clancy tucker's blog on Jul 1, 2016

Book Review: The Lost Art of Gratitude by Alexander McCall Smith

The Lost Art of Gratitude by Alexander McCall Smith was my first Isabel Dalhousie novel (but the sixth in the series), a philosopher who pontificates about the mundane and lives in her own private hell where every word, gesture and movement has to be...
by Man of la Book - Book Reviews on Jan 28, 2014

Semiotica, pub e altri piaceri, di Alexander McCall Smith

di Guido Michelone C’è anche un pezzo di Stivale o Bel paese in questo nuovo bellissimo romanzo di Alexander McCall Smith prolifico autore scozzese, notissimo in tutto il mondo (anche quale accademico, impegnato nel diritto e nella bioetica),...
by la poesia e lo spirito on Sep 16, 2011

Cozy, Feel Good Read

A friend of mine who teaches English as a second language has been recommending a book to me, The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith, for years. I trust her judgment and her taste so why have I resisted her suggestion? I g...
by Jenyfer Matthews on Aug 10, 2011

UN MARIDO BUENO. UN BUEN MARIDO

TÍTULO: UN MARIDO BUENO. UN BUEN MARIDOAUTOR: Alexander McCall SmithRESUMEN DEL LIBROContinúan las aventuras de La Primera Agencia de Mujeres Detectives en el corazón de África La llegada de la primavera ya se percibe en el rojo de la tierra, e...
by NUBE DE LETRAS on Jul 9, 2011

What Would You Recommend? - Number One Ladies Detective Agency

This is a question I get asked all the time working in the bookstore: "What would you recommend for somebody who loved "_________"? (fill in the blank)" Usually I can come up with something, but that something can be a bit of a wild guess if it's not...
by All Booked Up on Aug 21, 2010

Literature's World Cup...

The world cup kicked off yesterday in spectacular style, with the hosts playing out a thrilling 1-1 draw with Mexico, amid the swathes of colour and clamour of those, now famous, vuvuzelas. As this is the first time an African nation has ever hosted...
by Nonsuch English on Jun 12, 2010

always seem to hav preferred fiction with simple 'plots', vivid portrayal of settings & characters from everyday life rather than complicated themes full of conspiracy, political intrigue etc. blyton's evocative english childhood, wodehouse's hum...
by randomchutney on Apr 10, 2010

Potatoes, peel and pie...

The winner of The Times WHSmith Paperback of the Year Award has been announced. Among shortlisted names of Aravind Adiga, C.J. Sansom and Barack Obama, it was Mary Ann Schaffer and her epistolary novel 'The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Soci...
by Nonsuch English on Dec 13, 2009

TEA TIME FOR THE TRADITIONALLY BUILT By Alexander McCall Smith

This book is a novel of the No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency which has been the inspiration for an HBO series.It is a charming story of Mma Precious Ramotswe and her assistant Mma Makutsi, as they undertake the investigation of the Kalahari Swoopers. Th...
by Where the Dead lay on Sep 22, 2009

TEA TIME FOR THE TRADITIONALLY BUILT By Alexander McCall Smith

This book is a novel of the No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency which has been the inspiration for an HBO series.It is a charming story of Mma Precious Ramotswe and her assistant Mma Makutsi, as they undertake the investigation of the Kalahari Swoopers. Th...
by Bookworming with Terrie on Sep 22, 2009


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