(PDF) [Bertie's Guide to Life and Mothers] æ Alexander McCall Smith
So far although I ve had three favorites in the past four books Needless to say I ll be moving right along to the next one I can t think of a better author to read if your moodsituation calls for a gentle story that isn t too light I have become so attached to these characters And really good things finally happened for my two favorites in this volume AMS never stop writing I just love you and your wonderful books Long may you wave There is no greater antidote to waiting for xam results and the outcome of an important interview than to spend a couple of days at 44 Scotland Street with my beloved Bertie PollockAt last Bertie in on the verge of being 7 but of course his appalling deluded amateur psychologist mother is going to cast a cloud over the preceedingsHow brilliantly Mr McCall Smith nsures that at least Bertie has some joy in his little life and a few adventures on the way including pizza in the Dear Green Place how can you beat thatElsewhere is Pat in love and what about Dr MacGregor Has Bruce met his match Is it really possible that the dreadful Antonia has the most annoying friend in the world or is it the triplets au pair s au pair The only problem with a Scotland Street book is that you read it too uick and the wait is too long before you can pop back. T alone amongst the residents of Scotland Street in trying to do just that with mixed fortune.
Ven Bertie Pollock feels like it is years since his last birthday and readers of this series may well agree considering The Importa Reading an pisode in Alexander McCall Smith s Scotland Street series is like sitting down for a long conversation with an old friend in a comfy chair in front of a roaring fire glass of wine or scotch in hand Always delightful and always over too soonIn this installment Bertie finally reaches that great age of 7 It s been a long time coming for Bertie several books in fact Art especially since he s waiting for the day when he turns 18 and canscape to Glasgow that God Is in the Crowd epicentre of freedom and selfxpression leaving his domineering mother Irene behindAs always a uiet gentle read but somehow a lot happens in this book Irene s plans for Bertie s party with healthy snacks and gender neutral games is derailed by her unexpected absence a delightful story in itself Pat meets a nice young man and Big Lou may have found someone to focus her big heart on Angus and Domenica are coerced into hosting Attracting Songbirds to Your Backyard ex neighbour Agnes for a three week holiday along with an Italian Nun who delightsveryone by speaking in blindingly obvious aphorisms that somehow sound profound Lots of fun as usual 475 stars This series just keeps getting better This one is my favorite. Thday for so long he's now longing to be 18 But there's a lot of living to do and Bertie isn'.
An The Matriarchs (The Family eagerly anticipated book the next instalment in the marvellous 44 Scotland Street series did not disappoint in any way I adore these books the style of writing and the characters therein The whimsical observations ofveryday life are beautifully transposed into Notes for the Everlost entertaining moving and sometimes gripping stories I know the characters so intimately now that I m convinced theyxist The central story in this book is Bertie s seventh birthday party yet in the background we have his mother taking a rather fateful trip to Dubai whilst upstairs the newly wed Angus and Domenica are visited by Antonia and a lovely new character a wise nun In between there s a very funny When I Moan (Vassi and Seri 1: Russian Stepbrother Romance) episode involving the narcissistic Bruce and a body waxologist I devoured most of this book over two plane journeys and as we were about to disembark the man next to me commented that I must have really beennjoying that book He had seen my No Biggy! expressions of joyful connection and heard the occasional laugh Only the author s Number One Ladies Detective Agency seriesxcel in reading pleasure for me If you haven t xperienced this series then it s time to start Bertie s Guide to Life and Mothers is the ninth book in the popular 44 Scotland Street series by British author Alexander McCall Smith Now almost se. It's not that poor Bertie Pollock is wishing his life away but having anticipated his 7th bir.
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