Portuguese irregular verbs [electronic resource] : Professor Dr. Moritz-Maria von Igelfeld Series, Book 1. Alexander Mccall Smith.
- ISBN: 9780307427298 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: New York : Anchor, 2007.
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|Summary, etc.:|| PORTUGUESE IRREGULAR VERBS - Book 1 The Portuguese Irregular Verbs series slyly skewers academia, chronicling the comic misadventures of the endearingly awkward Professor Dr. Dr. Moritz-Maria von Igelfeld, and his long-suffering colleagues at the Institute of Romantic Philology in Germany. Readers who fell in love with Precious Ramotswe, proprietor of The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, now have new cause for celebration in the protagonist of these three light-footed comic novels by Alexander McCall Smith. Welcome to the insane and rarified world of Professor Dr. Moritz-Maria von Igelfeld of the Institute of Romance Philology. Von Igelfeld is engaged in a never-ending quest to win the respect he feels certain he is due–a quest which has the tendency to go hilariously astray. In Portuguese Irregular Verbs, Professor Dr von Igelfeld learns to play tennis, and forces a college chum to enter...
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