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The Careful Use of Compliments

By: Alexander McCall Smith
Narrated by: Davina Porter
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Publisher's summary

Award-winning New York Times best-selling author Alexander McCall Smith, creator of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series of novels, delivers the fourth tale from his charming Isabel Dalhousie series, featuring the highly ethical and plucky protagonist. She's now a mother, but has an uncertain relationship with her son's father. She must also deal with academic politics and, of course, a mystery: did a Scottish painter drown, commit suicide or fall victim to a murder plot?
Woman of mystery: listen to more in the Isabel Dalhousie series.
©2007 Alexander McCall Smith (P)2007 Recorded Books LLC

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"Witty, ruminative, and wise." ( The Times-Picayune) "Completely absorbing...will captivate and enthrall." ( Detroit Free Press)
"Enchanting...Delicious mental comfort food...The 'intimate' city of Edinburgh is an appealing character is its own right." ( Los Angeles Times)

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