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44 Scotland Street Series Book 1: 44 Scotland Street

AuthorAlexander Mccall Smith

NarratorHilary Neville

Series44 Scotland Street, Book 1

Duration12h 55m

CategoriesAdult Fiction, Novels

PublisherIsis

VersionUnabridged

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The story revolves around the comings and goings at No. 44 Scotland Street, a fictitious building in a real street in Edinburgh. Immediately recognisable is the Edinburgh chartered surveyor, stalwart of the Conservative Association, who dreams of membership of Scotland's most exclusive golf club. There is the pushy Stockbridge mother and her prodigiously talented five-year-old son, who is making good progress with the saxophone and with his Italian. Then there is Domenica Macdonald who is that type of Edinburgh lady who sees herself as a citizen of a broader intellectual world.

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