Bertie's Guide to Life and Mothers (44 Scotland Street)

by Alexander McCall Smith | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 0349140065 Global Overview for this book
Registered by winglukutuoliwing of Tampere, Pirkanmaa / Birkaland Finland on 7/3/2017
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Journal Entry 1 by winglukutuoliwing from Tampere, Pirkanmaa / Birkaland Finland on Monday, July 03, 2017
A souvenir for myself from Edinburgh :)

From the back cover:

"As summer blooms in Edinburgh's gardens and Bertie Pollock's birthday appears on the horizon, all at 44 Scotland Street is not cake and sunshine. Newlywed Angus Lordie has been booked by his bride into what he must not call the loony bin; Bruce's first encounter with hot wax brings more anguish than he bargained for; and Bertie's birthday dreams of scout camp and a penknife look set to be replaced by a game of Royal Weddings and a gender-neutral doll. But fate, an amorous Bedouin and the Dubai Tourist Authority conspire to transport Bertie's mother Irene to a warmer - if not a better - place, and once again in Scotland Street the triumph of human kindness over adversity gives cause for celebration."

Journal Entry 2 by winglukutuoliwing at Tampere, Pirkanmaa / Birkaland Finland on Thursday, July 19, 2018
Finally Bertie turns seven but instead of the Swiss Army penknife he craves, his mother gives him a Junior UN Peacekeeping Kit and a gender-neutral doll as birthday presents :) I love the way McCall Smith 'fights' for the rights of small boys!

#44 for Reduce Mount TBR 2018 Challenge by Dove-i-Libri

EDIT:
Varattu kirjakolle toivelistahipasta.

Journal Entry 3 by winglukutuoliwing at Wishlist tag game, RABCK -- Controlled Releases on Friday, July 27, 2018

Released 11 mos ago (7/28/2018 UTC) at Wishlist tag game, RABCK -- Controlled Releases

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Onnistuin saamaan tälle kirjalle kuriirin - määränpäänä siis Kirjakko, jonka hippasin tällä toivelistakirjallaan! Leppoisia lukuhetkiä!

Journal Entry 4 by wingkirjakkowing at Helsinki, Uusimaa / Nyland Finland on Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Thank you, book arrived safe and sound.

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