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ISBN:
9781846973000
Categories
Fiction, Humour
Imprint
Polygon
Publication Date
07 August 2014
Format
Hardback (also available as an eBook)
Status
Available for Sale
Publisher
Birlinn Limited
Extent
176

Fatty O'Leary's Dinner Party

by Alexander McCall Smith - Find out more about the author

 

                                     

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‘All you can eat platter of humour . . . once again McCall Smith doles out an appropriately extra-large helping of fun’ – Scotland on Sunday

‘A scrumptious, joyous read, stuffed full of sharp wit, laugh out loud frolics and gentle soothing compassion… Completely charming, this is a little gem of a book and an absolute pleasure to read’ – Lovereading

‘McCall Smith’s generous writing and dry humour, his gentleness and humanity, and his ability to evoke a place and a set of characters without caricature or condescension have endeared his books to readers’ – The New York Times

'Delicious' – Scottish Field

His loving wife Betty plans a trip to Ireland for his 40th birthday and almost immediately things go wrong: the seats in economy class on the plane are too small; Irish bathroom furniture is not as commodious as he’d have liked. And all the time Fatty must put up with the unthinking cruelty of strangers.

In an hilarious and touching portrayal of a kindly and misunderstood soul, McCall Smith has created yet another memorable character who will become an instant favourite to his many fans.

Alexander McCall Smith is one of the world’s most prolific and most popular authors. For many years he was a professor of Medical Law, then, after the publication of his highly successful No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, which has sold over twenty-five million copies, he devoted his time to the writing of fiction and has seen his various series of books translated into over forty-six languages and become bestsellers throughout the world. These include the 44 Scotland Street novels, first published as a serial novel in The Scotsman, the Isabel Dalhousie novels, the Von Igelfeld series and the Corduroy Mansions novels.






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