Friends, Lovers, Chocolate

Friends, Lovers, Chocolate

eBook - 2005
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ISABEL DALHOUSIE - Book 2

Nothing captures the charm of Edinburgh like the bestselling Isabel Dalhousie series of novels featuring the insatiably curious philosopher and woman detective. Whether investigating a case or a problem of philosophy, the indefatigable Isabel Dalhousie, one of fiction's most richly developed amateur detectives, is always ready to pursue the answers to all of life's questions, large and small.

In this delightful second installment in Alexander McCall Smith's bestselling detective series, the irrepressibly curious Isabel Dalhousie gets caught up in a highly unusual affair of the heart.

When Isabel is asked to cover for vacationing Cat at her delicatessen, Isabel meets a man with a most interesting problem. He recently had a heart transplant and is suddenly haunted by memories of events that never happened to him.The situation piques her insatiable curiosity: Could the memories be connected with the donor's demise? Naturally, Isabel's friend Jamie thinks it is none of Isabel's business. Meanwhile, Grace, Isabel's housekeeper, has become infatuated with a man at her spiritualist meeting, and Cat brings home an Italian lothario. That makes for some particularly tricky problems-both practical and philosophical-for Isabel to unravel in this enormously engaging and highly unusual mystery.




From the Trade Paperback edition.
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, c2005.
Edition: 1st American ed.
ISBN: 9780375423925
0375423923
Characteristics: 261 p. ; 22 cm.
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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Silvermist
Dec 04, 2012

Another philosophical delight! Isabel thinks about everything, questioning constantly why we do or do not, whether we should or shouldn't; the classic references are an additional joy. This author is a thinker and the series will suit thinkers best, in my opinion.

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abookandacuppa
Aug 28, 2012

This is the second installment in an intelligently written series which is full of wit and charm. It is wonderful to escape once again to the beautiful city of Edinburgh! Highly recommended!

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