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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (2,026 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Alexander McCall Smith Narrator: Paul Hecht Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Professor Dr. von Igelfeld Entertainments Release Date:
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The irresistible wit of New York Times bestselling author Alexander McCall Smith has won over countless fans. His subtle humor and enchanting characterizations are fully on display in At the Villa of Reduced Circumstances. Professor Dr. von Igelfeld is pleased with his role as a visiting scholar at Cambridge, even if his English colleagues are difficult to comprehend. They frequently speak in metaphors and make peculiar assumptions, saying such odd things as, “I take it your journey went well,” when that is not the case at all. Download and start listening now!


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  • “In the halls of academe, a setting fraught with ego-driven battles for power and prestige [Alexander McCall Smith] has rendered yet another one-of-a-kind character: the bumbling but brilliant Dr. Mortiz-Maria von Igelfeld[a] deftly rendered trilogy [with] endearingly eccentric characters.”

    Chicago Sun-Times

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  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Pam | 2/18/2014

    " Read this book after I had read some of the No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency series back in the early 2000s and it just wasn't as good. I do read and appreciate the No. 1 Ladies Detetive Agency series, the Isabel Dalhousie series, the 44 Scotland Street series and the Corduroy Mansions series. I try to read them as soon as a new one is published and highly recommend them! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Jan | 2/16/2014

    " Amusing end to this series. Not as good as the No. 1 Ladies detective agency from this same author, but an easy 'listen'. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Abby | 2/12/2014

    " these books are so silly, but in the best way! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Rachel | 2/4/2014

    " I preferred the first two books in this series, but there were still lots of hilarious moments in this book. "

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