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  - Laurie - Goodreads

I truly am so repulsed by the second story in this collection of short stories of what I thought were love & humor that I don't think I want to read on. The first story was lovely. I even re-read the ... Read full review

Review: Heavenly Date and Other Flirtations

User Review  - Diana - Goodreads

Horribly disappointing! To be fair, there are nine short stories, but I only read five. The first story had all of the elements that McCall Smith is known for - wit, humor, philosophy. The following ... 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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