The Forgotten Affairs of Youth: An Isabel Dalhousie Novel

The Forgotten Affairs of Youth: An Isabel Dalhousie Novel

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Nothing captures the charm of Edinburgh like the bestselling Isabel Dalhousie series of novels featuring the insatiably curious philosopher and woman detective.  Whether investigating a case or a problem of philosophy, the indefatigable Isabel Dalhousie, one of fiction’s most richly developed amateur detectives, is always ready to pursue the answers to all of life’s questions, large and small.

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Editorial reviews (3 reviews)

Life is full of mystery, and for Alexander McCall Smith even everyday enigmas can provide a compelling challenge for the engaged observer.

Edinburgh philosopher Isabel Dalhousie’s cases often register low on the crime meter, but this one—the search for a new acquaintance’s father—is 100 percent felony-free.

You needn’t be a series-long admirer of Isabel Dalhousie to be beguiled by this curious philosopher and casual sleuth. In this eighth installment—with the ruminating Edinburgh heroine steeped in devoted motherhood, impending marriage, and office and family intrigue—it might even help to be a stranger to her more daring exploits; here, No. 1 Ladies’ Detectives Agency series phenom McCall Smith has his quirky gumshoe stalking moral intrigue more doggedly than mystery.

Book Details  

Publisher: Anchor (December 06, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 272 pages

File size: 2.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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