Heavenly Date And Other Flirtations

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Canongate Books, Sep 25, 2009 - Fiction - 208 pages
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In these hilarious stories of perverse meetings, casual dates and romantic encounters, we are enthralled, saddened, inspired and surprised by the encounters we witness. McCall Smith, a master of the unexpected and a seamless storyteller, revels in offering us the quirky complications inherent in entanglements which human beings engineer for themselves - entanglements that can be shocking, edifying, compulsive, complicated and sometimes, completely disastrous. This is an exceptional collection of stories from an author whose rapidly growing audience delights in his extraordinary imagination and delicious insights into the endlessly fascinating peculiarities of the human condition.

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If you are a fan of Alexander McCall Smith then you will be thoroughly entertained by this book of short stories. All are in different and extremely descriptive settings all over the world and are ... Read full review

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From the author of the hugely popular mystery series featuring Precious Ramotswe and her No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency (The Kalahari Typing School for Men) comes a totally unrelated collection of ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Alexander McCall Smith is the author of over fifty books, including the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series of novels and several collections of short stories, including The Girl Who Married a Lion and Heavenly Date and Other Flirtations. In 2003 he was the winner of the UK's principal award for humorous writing, the Saga Award, and in the same year he won the Glenfiddich Award for Writing. Alexander McCall Smith lives in Scotland.

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