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The careful use of compliments, Alexander McCall Smith

Label
The careful use of compliments
Title
The careful use of compliments
Statement of responsibility
Alexander McCall Smith
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In addition to being the nosiest and most sympathetic philosopher you are likely to meet, Isabel is now a mother. Charlie, her newborn son, presents her with a myriad wonders of a new life, and doting father Jamie presents her with an intriguing proposal: marriage. In the midst of all this, she receives a disturbing letter announcing that she has been ousted as editor of the Review of Applied Ethics by the ambitious Professor Dove. None of these things, however, in any way diminishes Isabel's curiosity. And when she attends an art auction, she finds an irresistible puzzle: two paintings attributed to a now-deceased artist appear on the market at the same time, and both of them exhibit some unusual characteristics. Are these paintings forgeries? This proves to be sufficient fodder for Isabel's inquisitiveness. So she begins an investigation ... and soon finds herself diverging from her philosophical musings about fatherhood onto a path that leads her into the mysteries of the art world and the soul of an artist
Member of
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
172403
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCall Smith, Alexander
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
An Isabel Dalhousie novel
Series volume
0004
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women editors
  • Art dealers
  • Art
  • Art dealers
  • Art
  • Women editors
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
an Isabel Dalhousie novel
Label
The careful use of compliments, Alexander McCall Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1106153
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Anchor books edition.
Extent
247 pages
Isbn
9781400077120
Lccn
2008276683
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781400077120
  • (OCoLC)244628419
Label
The careful use of compliments, Alexander McCall Smith
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1106153
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Anchor books edition.
Extent
247 pages
Isbn
9781400077120
Lccn
2008276683
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781400077120
  • (OCoLC)244628419

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