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The Forgotten Affairs of Youth - An Isabel Dalhousie Novel

Alexander McCall Smith

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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

In this eighth installment in Alexander McCall Smith’s captivating Isabel Dalhousie series, our irrepressible heroine tries to untangle complex questions about both the past and the present. Isabel’s new friend Jane Cooper, a visiting Australian philosopher who was adopted as a small child, has come to Edinburgh searching for information about her biological father. Naturally, Isabel is more than happy to offer her services. At the same time, she must find time for her own concerns: her young son Charlie, who’s leaving babyhood further behind each day; her housekeeper Grace, who has recently begun getting financial advice from her spiritualist; her niece Cat, who’s in a new relationship, and the most pressing question of all: when and how Isabel and Jamie will finally get married. As she investigates the forgotten affairs of youth Isabel begins to wonder what those affairs lead to in the present, and in the process she discovers a whole new understanding of the meaning of family.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Davina Porter

Length:

8h 19m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

00:20


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

27:34


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

28:30


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

27:29


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

29:20


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

24:10


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

29:35


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

24:56


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

35:28


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

36:46


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

25:41


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

41:42


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

42:36


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

24:24


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

22:23


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

40:54


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

35:47


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

01:33