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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (980 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Alexander McCall Smith Narrator: Simon Prebble Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Corduroy Mansions Series Release Date:
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From the New York Times bestselling author of The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency comes this serialized novel—reminiscent of his acclaimed 44 Scotland Street. In London’s Pimlico neighborhood lies a tenement described in architectural guides as “a building of no interest whatsoever.” But the residents of Corduroy Mansions—including a literary agent, a wine merchant, a thoroughly unpleasant member of Parliament, and a vegetarian dog—are a rather fascinating lot. Download and start listening now!


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  • … a daily laugh-out-loud treat on my journey into work. Bookseller

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Sally | 2/19/2014

    " Have discovered an excellent way to read a series of books - backwards start with the last and work backwards. I discovered this by accident of course as most excellent ways are found. I took two books on holiday and started the wrong one first but it's been intriguing to pick up the development of characters and in my head I'm reading two books! I love the way Alexander MCS gets into the heads of others. I'm with Freddie de la Hay the Plimlico Terrier who came in from the cold at present - anxious for his welfare and waiting to hear his next chapter of thoughts on the adventure. His novels are full of life on a small scale - the petty and the pretty - but that's life as we know it mostly. But there's a tolerance and kind understanding of others that does my soul good. Looking forward to reading the first in the series soon.......... "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Nelda Pearson | 2/17/2014

    " The cast of characters we love from the past two Corduroy Mansions are back. Babara and Rupert continue go at it, Oedipus Snark continues to be a gobshite, while his mum Berthea continues to dislike him and worry over her brother Terrence. And of course Caroline is still trying to work out the man situation. Freddie de la Hay has a major adventure. The end brings us to several really interesting surprises. Read this series from book one. Each book is like visiting with a bunch of friends. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Jennifer | 2/15/2014

    " Third in the Corduroy Mansions series, and another ensemble cast production with the dog Freddie de la Hay front and center. Here's what I like about Freddie: McCall-Smith wisely, in my opinion, does not over think Freddie's inner life. Freddie is keenly interested in rabbits (and doubtless squirrels). Freddie is led by his nose. Freddie is anxious to ascertain that human affection and a nice meal are never far away. And that's about it, which seems strikingly in line with my own close acquaintance with terriers. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Kate Sometomato | 2/1/2014

    " Delightful, as usual. It always seems to me that one finishes a book by McCall-Smith feeling good about the world. It isn't that his characters are all wonderful people. On the contrary, they are all quite human and each has moments of indecision and ethical confusion. The drama is always handled with humor, "bad guys" seem to "get their due" and good seems to be rewarded, but none of this in a sappy way. I always want to know what happens next in the characters' lives... "

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