A promise of ankles

Alexander McCall Smith, 1948-

Large print - 2021

From the hugely popular 44 Scotland Street series comes the latest adventures of Bertie and his family and friends. The winds of change are blowing through Scotland Street. Though Bertie is getting older, he can't resist an adventure to escape his domineering mother, and Bruce, ever the navel-gazer, will have to bring his best self to navigate the complexities of the pas de deux. While Alexander McCall Smith's delightfully warm and witty comedy takes some surprising turns, the improbab...le adventures of this quirky cast of Scots will affirm the heart and joy in Edinburgh's New Town.

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Series
McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948- 44 Scotland Street series ; 14.
Subjects
Genres
Humorous fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Published
Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print 2021.
Edition
Center Point Large Print edition
Language
English
Item Description
Regular print version previously published by: Anchor Books, an imprint of The Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC.
"This book is excerpted from a series that originally appeared in The Scotsman newspaper."
Sequel to: The peppermint tea chronicles.
Physical Description
431 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm
ISBN
9781643588247
1643588249
Main Author
Alexander McCall Smith, 1948- (author)
Other Authors
Iain McIntosh (illustrator)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

"The winds of change are blowing through Scotland Street. Though Bertie is getting older, he can't resist an adventure to escape his domineering mother, and Bruce, ever the navel-gazer, will have to bring his best self to navigate the complexities of thepas de deux. While the tale takes some surprising turns, the improbable adventures of this quirky cast of Scots will affirm the heart and joy in Edinburgh's New Town"--

Review by Publisher Summary 2

For the residents of 44 Scotland Street, life in Edinburgh's intriguing New Town is a thing to be relished. After all, there are new faces to excite Domenica's anthropological imagination, precious moments with his triplets for Matthew to savor, and the prospect of a trip to the promised land of Glasgow for young Bertie.