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The Importance of Being Seven
by Alexander McCall Smith

RRP €11.35

The Importance of Being Seven
by Author Name Alexander McCall Smith

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List Price:11.35
Format: Paperback, 195 x 127 x 19mm, 288pp
Publication date: 02 Jun 2011
Publisher: Abacus
ISBN-13: 9780349123165


Despite inhabiting a great city renowned for its impeccable restraint, the extended family of 44 Scotland Street is trembling on the brink of reckless self-indulgence. Matthew and Elspeth receive startling - and expensive - news on a visit to the Infirmary, Angus and Domenica are contemplating an Italian menage a trois, and even Big Lou is overheard discussing cosmetic surgery. But when Bertie Pollock - six years old and impatient to be seven - mislays his meddling mother Irene one afternoon, a valuable lesson is learned: that wish-fulfilment is a dangerous business. Warm-hearted, wise and very funny, The Importance of Being Seven brings us a fresh and delightful set of insights into philosophy and fraternity among Edinburgh's most loveable residents.

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