Bertie Plays the Blues

Bertie Plays the Blues

A 44 Scotland Street Novel

eBook - 2013
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"Even down to its well-set Georgian townhouses, Edinburgh is a hymn to measure and harmony. But on Scotland Street, domestic accord is in short supply. Matthew and Elspeth welcome three new arrivals, though the joys of multiple parenthood are somewhat lost due to sleep deprivation and the difficulties of telling their brood apart. Angus and Domenica are to marry, and Domenica has ambitious and disturbing plans for their living arrangements, especially when it appears that Antonia, in Italy recuperating from Stendhal Syndrome, may not return. And little Bertie, feeling blue, puts himself up for adoption on eBay. Can Edinburgh's most deliciously dysfunctional residents forsake discord and learn to dance to the same happy tune?"
Publisher: New York : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 2013
ISBN: 9780307948502
Branch Call Number: eBOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Mcintosh, Iain
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Jan 07, 2019

It's a slow book about a variety of people who come together at the end of the book. The way they come together couldn't have been done better to lead into the next book. It was too slow for me to bother to read the next one, if it did/does lead into another book.

Jun 03, 2013

Slow paced like the other books but there is less closure for each storyline than the other books I find. I'll continue to read the series though to find out what happens to Bertie.

Rengrrlspl Nov 14, 2012

Another hilarious book from Alexander McCall Smith! Fans will alternately cringe and shriek with laughter!


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