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The Bertie project, Alexander McCall Smith ; illustrations by Iain McIntosh

Label
The Bertie project
Title
The Bertie project
Statement of responsibility
Alexander McCall Smith ; illustrations by Iain McIntosh
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Our beloved cast of characters are back, as are the joys and trials of life at 44 Scotland Street in this latest installment of Alexander McCall Smith?s delightfully charming series. Bertie's mother, Irene, returns from the Middle East to discover that, in her absence, her son has been exposed to the worst of evils -- television shows, ice cream parlors, and even unsanctioned art at the National Portrait Gallery. Her wrath descends on Bertie's long-suffering father, Stuart. But Stuart has found a reason to spend more time outside of the house and seems to have a new spring in his step. The winds of change have come to the others as well. Angus undergoes a spiritual transformation after falling victim to an unexpected defenestration. Bruce has fallen in a rather different sense for a young woman who is determined to share with him her enthusiasm for extreme sports. Matthew and Elspeth have a falling out with their triplets' au pair, while Big Lou continues to fall in love with her new role as a mother. And as Irene resumes work on what she calls her Bertie Project, reinstating Bertie's Italian lessons, yoga classes, and psychotherapy, Bertie begins to hatch a project of his own -- one that promises freedom. --
Member of
Summary
The return of his overbearing mother and other local dramas compel Bertie to consider moving away from Scotland Street, where newfound love, an estranged marriage and a high-profile guest render his grandmother's home a tempting alternative
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Assigning source
Back cover
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10551340
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCall Smith, Alexander
Dewey number
813
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
McIntosh, Iain
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
A 44 Scotland Street novel
Series volume
0011
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Apartment houses
  • Edinburgh (Scotland)
Target audience
adult
Label
The Bertie project, Alexander McCall Smith ; illustrations by Iain McIntosh
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published in hardcover in Great Britain by Polygon, an imprint of Birlinn Ltd., Edinburgh, in 2016."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
291 pages
Isbn
9780525433002
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Stock number
BRO-adap20170130-074
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn953222804
  • (OCoLC)953222804
  • 453087
Label
The Bertie project, Alexander McCall Smith ; illustrations by Iain McIntosh
Publication
Note
"Originally published in hardcover in Great Britain by Polygon, an imprint of Birlinn Ltd., Edinburgh, in 2016."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
291 pages
Isbn
9780525433002
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Stock number
BRO-adap20170130-074
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn953222804
  • (OCoLC)953222804
  • 453087

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