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Corduroy mansions [electronic resource] : Corduroy Mansions Series, Book 1. Alexander Mccall Smith.

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  • ISBN: 9780307379306 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : Anchor, 2010.

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Summary, etc.: A delightful new setting--London--a wonderful new cast of characters and one incredibly clever dog.Corduroy Mansions is the affectionate nickname given to a genteel, crumbling mansion block in London's vibrant Pimlico neighborhood and the home turf of a captivating collection of quirky and altogether McCall-Smithian characters. There's the middle-aged wine merchant William, who's trying to convince his reluctant twenty-four-year-old son, Eddie, to leave the nest; and Marcia, the boutique caterer who has her sights set on William. There's also the (justifiably) much-loathed Member of Parliament Oedipus Snark; his mother, Berthea, who's writing his biography and hating every minute of it; and his long-suffering girlfriend, Barbara, a literary agent who would like to be his wife (but, then, she'd like to be almost anyone's wife). There's the vitamin evangelist, the psychoanalyst, the art student with a puzzling boyfriend and Freddie de la Hay, the Pimlico terrier who...
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Subject: Fiction.
Literature.
Genre: Electronic books.

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