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    9780307371249 Electronic book text, Reflowable, , EPUB 9780676976915 Hardback, $29.95 CAD 9780739326909 Hardback, $31.95 CAD
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Isabel Dalhousie Series
The Right Attitude to Rain
Book 3
9780676976670 Paperback, Trade English General Trade FICTION / Mystery & Detective / General Jul 10, 2007
$19.95 CAD
Active 5.13 x 7.9 x 0.68 in 304 pages Knopf Random Vintage Canada Vintage Canada
The delectable new installment in the bestselling and already beloved adventures of Isabel Dalhousie and her no-nonsense housekeeper, Grace.

When friends from Dallas arrive in Edinburgh and introduce Isabel to Tom Bruce – a bigwig at home in Texas – several confounding situations unfurl at once. Tom’s young fiancée’s roving eye leads Isabel to believe that money may be the root of her love for Tom. But what, Isabel wonders, is the root of the interest Tom begins to show for Isabel herself? And she can’t forget about her niece, Cat, who’s busy falling for a man whom Isabel suspects of being an incorrigible mama’s boy. Of course Grace and Isabel’s friend Jamie counsel Isabel to stay out of all of it, but there are irresistible philosophical issues at stake – when to tell the truth and when to keep one’s mouth shut, to be precise – and philosophical issues are meat and drink to Isabel Dalhousie, editor of the Review of Applied Ethics. In any case, she’s certain of the ethical basis for a little sleuthing now and again – especially when the problems involve matters of the heart.


From the Hardcover edition.

ALEXANDER MCCALL SMITH is the author of the international phenomenon The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, the Isabel Dalhousie Series, the Portuguese Irregular Verbs series, the 44 Scotland Street series and the Corduroy Mansions series. He is professor emeritus of medical law at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland and has served with many national and international organizations concerned with bioethics. He was born in what is now known as Zimbabwe and was a law professor at the University of Botswana.

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

Praise for the Isabel Dalhousie series
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“At the heart of this deftly written novel is one of the most irresistible sleuths in modern fiction.” Tucson Citizen

“Vive Isabel Dalhousie.” Edmonton Journal

“Fans of Precious Ramotswe, the heroine of the bestselling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency novels, won’t be disappointed by Isabel Dalhousie. . . . The Sunday Philosophy Club rewards with gentle humour and a mystery worth unravelling.” Calgary Herald

“The literary equivalent of herbal tea and a cozy fire. . . . Invite[s] readers into a world of kindness, gentility and creature comforts. . . . McCall Smith’s Scotland [is] well worth future visits.” The New York Times

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