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The World According to Bertie
by Alexander McCall Smith

RRP €12.80

The World According to Bertie
by Author Name Alexander McCall Smith

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List Price:12.80
Format: Paperback, 195 x 125 x 20mm, 336pp
Publication date: 24 Apr 2008
Publisher: Abacus
ISBN-13: 9780349120539


Poor put-upon Bertie is still struggling to escape his overbearing mother's influence, his yoga lessons and his pink bedroom while wondering why new baby brother Ulysses looks uncomfortably like his psychotherapist. The insufferably handsome Bruce has returned from London to land, on his feet and rent-free, in the arms of heiress Julia Donald. But all is not well among the residents of 44 Scotland Street: Angus's dog and constant companion Cyril is under threat of execution, victim of a miscarriage of justice, while pretty, indecisive Pat and hopeless romantic Matthew are on the verge of making the most terrible mistake of their lives ...Big Lou finds a new man, Matthew and Pat edge their relationship towards something more permanent - although this development is not without complications, when a glimpse of someone who just might be her handsome, caddish ex-flatmate Bruce sets Pat's pulse racing - and Domenica's friendship with Antonia is tested to the limit when an assortment of her belongings mysteriously appear in Antonia's new flat.


** 'McCall Smith's confident brush picks out vivid and entertaining characters ... A deliciously engaging Edinburgh comedy FINANCIAL TIMES

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