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Author: Alexander McCall Smith Narrator: Simon Prebble Publisher: Recorded Books, Inc. Audio Length: Series:The Corduroy Mansions Series Release Date: June 2012 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781464048722

Publisher Description

Beloved author Alexander McCall Smith is a worldwide phenomenon thanks to his multiple best-selling series. In A Conspiracy of Friends, life at Corduroy Mansions, nestled in London's hip Pimlico neighborhood, is as lively as ever. While Berthea Snark scribbles a scathing biography of a Parliament member- her son!- William French frets that his own son will never leave home. And to no one's surprise, clever terrier Freddie de la Hay has sniffed his way into a heap of trouble.

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  • “McCall Smith’s generous writing and dry humor, his gentleness and humanity, and his ability to evoke a place and a set of characters without caricature or condescension have endeared his books to readers.” 

    - New York Times
  • “Teeming with charm, this confection takes its cue from Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City…There are as many plots in this genial, satisfying narrative as there are characters, and it’s a testament to Smith’s gifts as a storyteller that he’s able to bind the whole together with such a slender narrative thread. His ample humor and grace helps.” 

    - Publishers Weekly (starred review)
  • “McCall Smith is by turns hilarious at capturing foibles and meditative about the huge role chance and the plots of others play in our lives. Fascinating fare. How can a writer as prolific as McCall Smith continue to be so popular? Ask his millions of fans, who will be waiting in line for this one.”

    - Booklist (starred review)

Awards

  • New York Times bestselling author

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About the Author

Alexander McCall Smith is the New York Times bestselling author of numerous novels, including the No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, the Isabel Dalhousie series, and more. He has also written stand-alone novels, books for children, and nonfiction works. In 2004 he was named the British Book Awards Author of the Year and Booksellers Association Author of the Year. He is professor emeritus of medical law at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland and has served with many national and international organizations concerned with bioethics. He was born in what is now known as Zimbabwe and taught law at the University of Botswana.

About the Narrator

Simon Prebble, a British-born performer, is a stage and television actor and veteran narrator of some three hundred audiobooks. As one of AudioFile’s Golden Voices, he has received thirty-seven Earphones Awards and won the prestigious Audie in 2010. He lives in New York.