Heavenly Date: And Other Stories

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Canongate Books, 1995 - Fiction - 200 pages
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Review: Heavenly Date and Other Flirtations

User Review  - Lynne - Goodreads

This is quite a departure from McCall Smith's usual style. From the title, I was anticipating a collection of gently heart-warming romances, but these are all quite quirky and some have a considerable ... Read full review

Review: Heavenly Date and Other Flirtations

User Review  - Junemarie Brandt - Goodreads

I didn't care for the protagonists in any of the stories, and the plots ranged from dissatisfying to down right weird. My first major disappointment from Alexander McCall Smith. Read full review

Contents

WONDERFUL DATE
1
NICE LITTLE DATE
19
INTIMATE ACCOUNTS
131
Copyright

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About the author (1995)

Alexander McCall Smith was born on August 24, 1948 in Zimbabwe. He was a professor of medical law at the University of Edinburgh, but he left in 2005 to focus on his writing. He has written over 60 books, including specialist academic titles including Forensic Aspects of Sleep and The Criminal Law of Botswana, short story collections including Portuguese Irregular Verbs, and children's books including The Perfect Hamburger. He is best known for the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series and the Sunday Philosophy Club series. He is also the author of the Isabel Dalhousie and The 44 Scotland Street Series. He has received numerous awards, including The Crime Writers' Association Dagger in the Library Award and the 2004 United Kingdom's Author of the Year Award. His book, The Full Cupboard of Life, received the Saga Award for Wit in the United Kingdom. In 2007, he received a CBE for his services in literature.

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