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Espresso Tales (44 Scotland Street, Bk 2)
Espresso Tales - 44 Scotland Street, Bk 2 Author:Alexander McCall Smith With its multiple-occupancy flats, Scotland Street is an interesting corner of the city, verging on the Bohemian, where haute bourgeoisie rub shoulders with students and the more colorful members of the intelligentsia. — Back are all our favorite denizens of a converted Georgian townhouse in Edinburgh. Bertie, the immensely talented six-year-old,... more » is now enrolled in kindergarten, and much to his dismay, has been clad in pink overalls for his first day of class. Bruce has lost his job as a surveyor and, between admiring glances in the mirror, is contemplating becoming a wine merchant. Pat is embarking on a new life at Edinburgh University and perhaps on a new relationship, courtesy of Domenica, her witty and worldly-wise neighbor. In any event, he couldn't be less suitable than her ill-fated flirtation with Bruce.« less
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Short vignettes continue the story of life at 44 Scotland Street, Edinburgh. Stories of precocious Bertie, vain Bruce and Pat, daughter of a psychiatrist, plus other unique neighbors kept me entertained.(9 audio-cassettes provided 15 hours listening during many flights on tour of Brazil)
Good book to read, makes you want to meet the people in the story and find out more when you are finished.
It is a good interesting series with likeable characters and I would recommend reading the books in order.