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3.5 out of 53.5 out of 53.5 out of 53.5 out of 53.5 out of 5 3.50 (36 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Alexander McCall Smith Narrator: Davina Porter Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Isabel Dalhousie Series Release Date: September 2006 ISBN: 9781440745393
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Isabel Dalhousie (The Sunday Philosophy Club)investigates delectable matters of the heart in this tale of confounding romantic entanglements. With friends visiting, things become complicated when roving eyes settle on Isabel. She must learn when to Download and start listening now!

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Ellie | 2/20/2014

    " I love Alexander McCall Smith, although this wasn't one of his best works. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Julia | 2/20/2014

    " A quick, gentle read and very enjoyable. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Lenah | 2/12/2014

    " I love this series! Isabel Dalhousie is very witty and the way McCall Smith wrote it makes philosophy less scary! "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Elizabeth Payne | 2/4/2014

    " Audio book. Liked it pretty well. I liked the main character and her relationship with the younger guy. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Catherine Woodman | 2/2/2014

    " I liked this alot more than the first one of this series, but not as much as the Ladies Detective series "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Rachel | 1/21/2014

    " Oh, I adore this series. And I especially adore the titles! This title spoke to me. I feel such a kinship with those living in Edinburgh, Scotland. Not only do I have a Scottish heritage, my current hometown feels like a sister city to Edinburgh in landscaping and weather. My city's just a wee bit younger, but very bonnie all the same. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Robert Van Tuyl | 1/15/2014

    " Isabel considers all sides of a question but ultimately finds the best path. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Slow Man | 1/15/2014

    " And the soap goes on... It's like you have made a few friends and there is a delicatessen you hang around having your regular coffee. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Genine Franklin-Clark | 1/2/2014

    " I am so enjoying this series. This is the last of three books in this series that I have at home; must go to the library for future volumes. I love the small ethiclk questions posed on every other page, as well as the writing, and the characters. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Gina | 12/27/2013

    " I want Isabel Dalhousie to be my frend so we can talk about philosophy and psychology and morals! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 The | 12/19/2013

    " Follow the adventures of Isabel Dalhousie in Edinburgh, Scotland. This is number 3 out of 5. I'm missing no.4 and am in a mad search to find it. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 HiphopQuyn | 12/15/2013

    " the main reason I keep reading this series is because my mother does, but nothing very much ever happens in it. it's not terribly unpleasant to peruse in a doctor's office, and I'll likely read the next one too, and everything else alexander mccall smith writes. I'm a sucker for serials... "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Lee | 12/8/2013

    " I just love this series. Isabel Dalhousie is so charming. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Dvora | 12/6/2013

    " Just a way to pass the time. I like his Ladies Detective stories better. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Paula | 12/2/2013

    " I much prefer the Number 1 Ladies Dectective Agency series but this series is an easy read. If I hadn't lived and worked in Edinburgh, where the series is set, I probably would have stopped after book one. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Kathryn | 11/16/2013

    " Surprise ending - I shouldn't even say that... "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Meyre | 11/11/2013

    " Nice and kind to read. Great philosophy for daily life. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Mariana | 5/1/2013

    " A fun read and I didn't learn much. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jem | 11/6/2012

    " The third book in the Sunday Philosophy Club series was a much more personal one, philosophy is still a very strong theme - as is Edinburgh and a sense of belonging to the city, but it was lovely to see more happiness for Isabel "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Nancey | 8/28/2012

    " Isabel for all her strength seemed and worried about the wrong things, skipping over her nieces feelings. Seemed out of character. I will read the next one because I'm curious but not sure how I feel about the direction of the story. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kelley | 8/16/2012

    " I could not wait for this book to come out and I was not disappointed. Isabel is just so funny and I feel I relate to her so well when I have absolutely no similarities in character to her. She is just great, and as always McCall Smith delivers. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Noelle | 7/25/2012

    " Great quick heartfelt read. Loved the characters and relationships between them. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Deandrea | 6/25/2012

    " Third in the series, although I didn't even read #2. I liked this one as well as the first, even though this one was a bit more on the fluffy side and didn't have as much of a story line to grab me. Still, I'll read the rest. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Ashlie | 2/1/2012

    " Don't expect too much from this book, but just enjoy it, preferably on the beach or by the side of the pool. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Emily | 11/2/2011

    " This is a series I am working through using my Library Kindle lending library. I don't think I would buy it, but it is a pleasant story - intelligently written. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Bonnie | 10/11/2011

    " Not my favorite of AMS. I have liked the character of Isabel Dalhousie, but this book in the series is a letdown. There is no real mystery or puzzle to solve, and the love affair takes takes a front-and-center position that lacks the "let's see how this turns out" element of the others. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Abbie | 9/26/2011

    " Good, but rushed. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Lynne | 6/4/2011

    " not my cup of tea but if you like lead characters indulging in self analysis youll love it "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Laura | 5/12/2011

    " Best of the series so far, and the least "mystery-oriented". But don't let that bother you. This author is consistently good. Human nature is examined as a matter of course in his books, they're always interesting and thought-provoking. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jan | 4/16/2011

    " Loved it. Am on the hunt for the rest of the series. I'm so grateful to my sister for introducing me to Mr. McCall Smith! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Laura | 4/6/2011

    " I particularly like this series because I get a good dose of philosophical thinking and reflection even as I really enjoy the stories. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Graeme | 3/26/2011

    " I love Isabel Dalhousie and the Sunday Philosophy Club series even more than The Number One Ladies Detective Agency series.

    Alexander McCall Smith may edge out Jane Austen for my favorite author. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Frances | 3/17/2011

    " I still love the author but the main character irritated me in this one - she turned out to be a bit of a snob and it drove me nuts! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sarah | 3/2/2011

    " i have grown to love this series as much if not more than the #1 ladies detective agency...
    sometimes i feel like i think exactly like isabel.. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Emily | 2/21/2011

    " I really enjoyed this book, until just a few paragraphs from the end. I hate it when there's something right at the end of an enjoyable book that leaves a bitter taste in my mouth. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Deborah | 2/16/2011

    " The series is growing on me. I like the reflections that the ethical philosopher makes. The book makes me think. "

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About the Author
Author Alexander McCall Smith

Alexander McCall Smith is the New York Times bestselling author of the No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, the Isabel Dalhousie series, the Portuguese Irregular Verbs series, and the 44 Scotland Street series. He has also written numerous stand-alone novels, books for children, and nonfiction works. 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

Davina Porter has been enthralling listeners for over twenty-five years with her ability to mine the psychological depths of the characters she reads and bring them convincingly to life. She has been honored as an AudioFile Golden Voice and she also won the prestigious Audie Award in 2006.