Category Archives: Alexander McCall Smith

Six Degrees of Separation: From The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency to The Last Policeman

I’ve always liked the Six Degrees of Separation meme hosted by Kate from booksaremyfavouriteandbest but I’ve not participated before. However with no bookish goals this year it feels like the time to try new things. This month Kate offers THE … Continue reading

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Sunday Salon: Web not on publishing radar?

When I post a book review I usually include a link to the author’s website. Perhaps because I’ve read more books than usual this week or perhaps because I’m seriously involved with web design in my work right now I’ve … Continue reading

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Review: Tears of the Giraffe by Alexander McCall Smith

Title: Tears of the Giraffe Author: Alexander McCall Smith Publisher: Abacus [this ed 2003, originally ed 2000] ISBN: 978-0-349-11665-5 I’m a bit behind in this series as this is only the second of what will, this year, be a ten-book … Continue reading

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