Alexander McCall Smith has written more than fifty books, including specialist academic titles, short story collections, and a number of immensely popular children's books. But he is best known for his internationally acclaimed No. 1 Ladies' Detective Age
"Subtly dealing with social issues of poverty, Precious' second outing as a youngster charms. (Mystery. 8-12)"
"A warmhearted, understated serving of comfort food."
Four strangers sharing a railway carriage from Edinburgh to London recall their very different experiences of love in this stand-alone from McCall Smith (Unusual Uses for Olive Oil
, 2012, etc.).
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