Espresso Tales

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Random House Large Print, 2005 - Apartment dwellers - 605 pages
16 Reviews
Back are all our favourite denizens of a converted Georgian townhouse in Edinburgh. Bertie, the immensely talented six-year-old, is now enrolled in kindergarten, and much to his dismay, has been clad in pink overalls for his first day of class. Bruce has lost his job as a surveyor and, between admiring glances in the mirror, is contemplating becoming a wine merchant. Pat is embarking on a new life at Edinburgh University and perhaps on a new relationship, courtesy of Domenica, her witty and worldly-wise neighbour. In any event, he couldn' be less suitable than her ill-fated flirtation with Bruce.

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User Review  - AntT - LibraryThing

These stories make me nostalgic for Edinburgh—and I've never been there! Bertie is such a charmer and Cyril, while a dog, reminds me of my cat. Like the Dalhousie stories, the characters are so well drawn, and the city is drawn as a character. Read full review

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User Review  - AntT - LibraryThing

These stories make me nostalgic for Edinburgh—and I've never been there! Bertie is such a charmer and Cyril, while a dog, reminds me of my cat. Like the Dalhousie stories, the characters are so well drawn, and the city is drawn as a character. Read full review

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