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The Careful Use of Compliments

Alexander McCall Smith

For philosophically-minded Isabel Dalhousie, editor of the Review of Applied Ethics, getting through life with a clear conscience requires careful thought. And whilst juggling the arrival of baby Charlie, a passionate relationship with his father Jamie, a truce with her furious niece Cat, and struggles for authority over her son with her formidable housekeeper Grace, Isabel finds herself drawn into the story of a painter's mysterious death off the island of Jura. A master storyteller, in The Careful Use of Compliments Alexander McCall Smith is as witty and wise as his irresistibly spirited heroine.

For philosophically-minded Isabel Dalhousie, editor of the Review of Applied Ethics, getting through life with a clear conscience requires careful thought. And whilst juggling the arrival of baby Charlie, a passionate relationship with his father Jamie, a truce with her furious niece Cat, and struggles for authority over her son with her formidable housekeeper Grace, Isabel finds herself drawn into the story of a painter's mysterious death off the island of Jura. A master storyteller, in The Careful Use of Compliments Alexander McCall Smith is as witty and wise as his irresistibly spirited heroine.
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

For philosophically-minded Isabel Dalhousie, editor of the Review of Applied Ethics, getting through life with a clear conscience requires careful thought. And whilst juggling the arrival of baby Charlie, a passionate relationship with his father Jamie, a truce with her furious niece Cat, and struggles for authority over her son with her formidable housekeeper Grace, Isabel finds herself drawn into the story of a painter's mysterious death off the island of Jura. A master storyteller, in The Careful Use of Compliments Alexander McCall Smith is as witty and wise as his irresistibly spirited heroine.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Davina Porter

Length:

8h 3m