Heavenly Date and Other Flirtations

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Canongate Books, 1995 - Fiction - 200 pages
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Journeying from Portugal, to Australia, to southern Africa and other exotic settings, this irrepressible collection of short fiction by the authro of The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency explores a wide range of romantic encounters, in all their diverse forms.

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Heavenly Date and Other Flirtations

User Review  - californialivin - Overstock.com

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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User Review  - Josie - Goodreads

Let's just face it, I can't dislike an Alexander McCall Smith book. There's something about his tone that always leaves me feeling perfectly content with everyday life. This book of short stories on ... Read full review



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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. He also writes the Corduroy Mansions, Isabel Dalhousie and 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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