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Espresso Tales (44 Scotland Street Series #2)

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8 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

Espresso Tales follows the lives of Edinburgh residents, including a dog.

After reading the first of the series, 44 Scotland Street, I wanted to continue with the second book, Espresso Tales. Alexander McCall Smith has created characters, including a dog, with unique personalities, problems, goals, motivations; he presents each with a dilemm...
After reading the first of the series, 44 Scotland Street, I wanted to continue with the second book, Espresso Tales. Alexander McCall Smith has created characters, including a dog, with unique personalities, problems, goals, motivations; he presents each with a dilemma that requires philosophical and moral thinking before making a decision. Lives intertwine, and the reader wanting each interaction to turn out right even though life is not that way. Little Bertie, age 6, continues to deal with his mother Irene, and to fit in at school; in this book, he makes progress thanks to his father's help. Pat helps Matthew do better in his gallery business; however, at the end of the book, she has caused a potential problem for her roommate Bruce. Pat's delightful neighbor Domenica makes a life changing decision that will involve travel and a dangerous anthropological study. Lou, the espresso bar owner, may unite with the love of her life. Now I want to continue with book 3 of the 44 Scotand Street Series.

posted by tapbelle on April 10, 2010

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1 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

This is not a mystery

The first in series was unsatisfactory and reviews to this and first chapter same

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