Tag Archives: Alexander McCall Smith

A Time of Love and Tartan – Does Bertie’s Life Get Better?

Book Review : A Time of Love and Tartan  44 Scotland Street By Alexander McCall Smith Spoiler Alert! Summary When Pat accepts her narcissistic ex-boyfriend Bruce’s invitation for coffee, she has no idea of the complications in her romantic and professional … Continue reading

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The Bertie Project – The Horror Is Back, But You Knew It Had To Happen

Book Review : The Bertie Project 44 Scotland Street novel By Alexander McCall Smith Spoiler Alert! Summary Once more, we catch up with the delightful goings-on in the fictitious 44 Scotland Street from Alexander McCall Smith . . . Bertie’s … Continue reading

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Precious and Grace – How Women Work Together

  Book Review : Precious and Grace  No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series By Alexander McCall Smith Spoiler Alert! Summary In this latest installment of the beloved and best-selling No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency series, Precious Ramotswe and Grace Makutsi help a young … Continue reading

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The Woman Who Walked In Sunshine – Any Moment In The Sun Can Be A Vacation

Book Review: The Woman Who Walked In Sunshine By Alexander McCall Smith Spoiler Alert! Summary In this latest installment of the beloved and best-selling series, Mma Ramotswe must contend with her greatest challenge yet—a vacation! Business is slow at the … Continue reading

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The Revolving Door of Life – The Magic Formula of Our Love For Bertie

Book Review: The Revolving Door of Life A 44 Scotland Street Novel By Alexander McCall Smith Spoiler Alert! Summary Things are looking up for seven-year-old Bertie Pollock. The arrival of his spirited grandmother and the absence of his meddlesome mother … Continue reading

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“A Guide To the Birds of East Africa” – Does This Book Have the Same Charm As “The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency”?

Book Review: A Guide To the Birds of East Africa By Nicholas Drayson Spoiler Alert! Summary For the past three years, the widower Mr. Malik has been secretly in love with Rose Mbikwa, a woman who leads the weekly bird … Continue reading

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“The Handsome Man’s Deluxe Café” – But, Is It The Kind of Man You Really Want At The Cafe?

Book Review: The Handsome Man’s Deluxe Café A No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency Novel By Alexader McCall Smith Spoiler Alert! Summary In this delightful fifteenth installment, Mma Ramotswe has her hands full both at home and in the office. To add to her … Continue reading

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“Bertie Plays the Blues” – The Adored Child of Modern Literature Is An Assured Winner for Alexander McCall Smith

Book Review: Bertie Plays the Blues by Alexander McCall Smith Spoiler Alert!   Domestic bliss seems in short supply at 44 Scotland Street. Over at the Pollocks, dad, Stuart, is harbouring a secret about a secret society and Bertie is … Continue reading

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“The Importance of Being Seven” – Why Do We Love Bertie?

Book Review : The Importance of Being Seven by Alexander McCall Smith Spoiler Alert! The characters of Edinburgh are out in full force. Pat is hoping to find a boyfriend instead of her friend who is a boy. Matthew and … Continue reading

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“A Conspiracy of Friends” – A Slice of Life

Book Review : A Conspiracy of Friends by Alexander McCall Smith Spoiler Alert! The people of Corduroy Mansion, and surrounding environs, come and go with their lives intersecting as they pass one another. Berthea continues to work on her unauthorized … Continue reading

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