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A distant view of everything

by McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948-

Format: Book on CD 2017
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
Available (2)
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Bethel Park Public Library Audio/Visual CD McCALL SMITH Alexander
Location  Bethel Park Public Library
Collection  Audio/Visual
Call Number  CD McCALL SMITH Alexander
Jefferson Hills Public Library Audio Visual CDBK FIC MCC
Location  Jefferson Hills Public Library
Collection  Audio Visual
Call Number  CDBK FIC MCC
Amateur sleuth and philosopher Isabel Dalhousie is called upon to help when a matchmaker begins to question her latest match.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Of the endlessly inventive McCall Smith's three longest-running series the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, 44 Scotland Street, and the Isabel Dalhousie novels the Dalhousie series may be the one that's hardest to get into. It's hard not to love gutsy Precious Ramotswe, founder of the Botswana detective agency, and it's hard to resist the denizens of Edinburgh's Scotland Street as their lives collide. But Isabel is a different matter. She's an Edinburgh philosopher, left a fortune by her father and a gorgeous husband by fate. She's a bit standoffish and very wrapped up in her thoughts, which constantly intrude on the action. The latest has a promising plot opener, with a matchmaker friend of Isabel's begging her to investigate whether a plastic surgeon she's fixed up with a wealthy friend is actually a psychopath. But the plotline just about sinks from view for most of the book, as Isabel muses and converses. There's enough of McCall Smith's trenchant wit to see the reader through, but this will appeal only to committed Dalhousie fans.--Fletcher, Connie Copyright 2017 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Series McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948- Isabel Dalhousie novel.
Features Isabel Dalhousie, a curious philosopher and female amateur detective in Edinburgh
#1 - The Sunday philosophy club
#2 - Friends, lovers, chocolate
#3 - The Right attitude to rain
#4 - The Careful use of compliments
#5 - The Comforts of a muddy Saturday
#6 - The Lost art of gratitude
#7 - The Charming quirks of others
#8 - The Forgotten affairs of youth
#9 - The Uncommon appeal of clouds
#10 - The Novel habits of happiness
#11 - A Distant view of everything
#12 - The Quiet side of passion
Subjects Dalhousie, Isabel -- (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Women philosophers -- Fiction.
Edinburgh (Scotland) -- Fiction.
Mystery fiction.
Publisher Prince Frederick, MD :2017
Edition Unabridged.
Contributors Porter, Davina, narrator.
Recorded Books, Inc., publisher.
Participants/Performers Narrated by Davina Porter.
Language English
Notes Title from container.
Compact disc.
In container (17 cm.).
Description 7 audio discs (7 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 9781490602981
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