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The Careful Use of Compliments

An Isabel Dalhousie Novel

by Alexander McCall Smith

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Published by Pantheon .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesSunday Philosophy Club (Isabel Dalhousie) (4)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7425561M
ISBN 10037542301X
ISBN 109780375423017

The Careful Use of Compliments again reveals qualities to Isabel not previously offered, as she settles, with equanimity, into motherhood and family life. Her son, Charlie, is now three months old and Isabel and Jamie are doting parents despite some ambiguity to the actual status of their relationship, thus causing her housekeeper, Grace, a /5(25). A site dedicated to book lovers providing a forum to discover and share commentary about the books and authors they enjoy. Author interviews, book reviews and lively book commentary are found here. Content includes books from bestselling, midlist and debut authors. The Careful Use of Compliments: An Isabel Dalhousie Novel. by Alexander.

The Careful Use of Compliments. by Alexander McCall Smith. ebook. Read a sample Read a sample Description; Details; Reviews; ISABEL DALHOUSIE - Book 4 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. Alexander McCall Smith, on $ (p) ISBN

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The Careful Use of Compliments book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Isabel Dalhousie is back, in the latest installment /5. The Careful Use of Compliments starts about a year later, with Isabel and Jamie's infant son, Charlie, already three months old.

There is the usual mildly intriguing mystery element for Isabel to sort out, involving a trip to the island of Jura, dutifully accompanied by Jamie and by the remarkably trouble-free Charlie, who seems to behave Cited by: 3.

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About The Careful Use of Compliments. ISABEL DALHOUSIE – Book 4 Nothing captures the charm of Edinburgh like the bestselling Isabel Dalhousie series of novels featuring the insatiably curious philosopher and woman detective.

The fourth book in the Isabel Dalhousie / Sunday Philosophy Club series. For philosophically minded Isabel, getting through life with a clear conscience requires careful thought.

And with the arrival of baby Charlie, not to mention a passionate relationship with his father Jamie, fourteen years her junior, Isabel enters deeper and rougher waters.

Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. The Careful Use of Compliments by Alexander McCall Smith 8, ratings, average rating, reviews Open Preview The Careful Use of. The Careful Use of Compliments () is the fourth mystery novel in the Isabel Dalhousie series, following The Right Attitude to Rain.

In the previous volume, Isabel Dalhousie found a lover and broke up an engagement. She also became pregnant. In this novel, Andrew McInnes was a painter who lived and died on the island of Jura.5/5(5). The introduction, questions, and suggestions for further reading that follow are intended to enhance your group’s discussion about The Careful Use of Compliments, the latest episode in the adventures of Isabel Dalhousie, sometime sleuth and editor of the Review of Applied Ethics.

/5(29). The Careful Use of Compliments Alexander McCall Smith, Author, Davina Porter, Narrated by, read by Davina Porter.

Recorded Books $ (0p) ISBN The Careful Use of Compliments This time the curious Isabel Dalhousie interferes in an authenticity conundrum over an Andrew McKinness painting. Ironic parallels are drawn with her philosophical thoughts and her "real" life. There is space left for developing the themes of Brother Fox and the Tattoed Man in further novels.

However, when you read his books out of sequence, they are not as engaging and in fact are a bit slow. I ordered this book not realizing that it was the 4th book in this series.

I think that I would have enjoyed it more, if I had already listened to the first 3 books--this is based on my knowledge of this author. The Careful Use of. "Isabel Dalhousie, editor of a philosophy review, has a new baby, fathered by her niece's ex-boyfriend, Jamie. Naturally, Cat, her prickly niece, isn't too happy.

The Careful Use of Compliments - The Careful Use of Compliments audiobook, by Alexander McCall Smith Love, politics, and mystery test Isabel's penchant for philosophy. She questions her relationship with her son's father and his ex-girlfriend.

Her job is threatened as editor of the ethics : $ The information about The Careful Use of Compliments shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. Click to read more about The Careful Use of Compliments by Alexander McCall Smith. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers What is good about this book though, is the truisms about the use of language that one never realises, and which Smith so starkly elucidates, such as language as a courtesy, eg.

you say /5(35). The Careful Use of Compliments: Book 4: Alexander McCall Smith: Books - (2). THE CAREFUL USE OF COMPLIMENTS. by Prof. Christopher Dove, an ambitious London academic with no use for the likes of Isabel, has persuaded the board of editors to replace her with him.

And it isn’t only her post at the journal that he has an eye on; when a chance meeting throws him together with Cat, it’s clearly mutual lust at first Author: Alexander Mccall Smith.

Get this from a library. The careful use of compliments. [Alexander McCall Smith] -- In addition to being the nosiest and most sypathetic philosopher you are likely to meet, Isabel is now a mother.

Charlie, her newborn son, presents her with a myriad wonders of a new life, and doting. Full-time philosopher and occasional sleuth Isabel Dalhousie, now the mother of a baby boy, is getting used to the new rhythms of her life, caring for little Charlie with the sometimes unsettling aid of her forthright housekeeper, Grace, having dinners with Charlie’s father, Jamie, and tending as usual to submissions to the Review of Applied Ethics.

But Isabel is deeply unsettled when. Get this from a library. The careful use of compliments. [Alexander McCall Smith] -- * The fourth novel in the hugely popular Sunday Philosophy Club series. The Careful Use of Compliments (Book): McCall Smith, Alexander: In addition to being the nosiest and most sypathetic philosopher you are likely to meet, Isabel is now a mother.

Charlies, her newborn son, presents her with a myriad wonders of a new life, and doting father Jamie presents her with an intriguing proposal: marriage. In the midst of all this, she receives a. The Careful Use of Compliments - Ebook written by Alexander McCall Smith.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Careful Use of Compliments/5(31).The Careful Use of Compliments is the latest installment in the series that began with the hugely popular The Sunday Philosophy Club.

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