Heavenly Date and Other Flirtations

Heavenly Date and Other Flirtations

by Alexander McCall Smith
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Heavenly Date and Other Flirtations by Alexander McCall Smith

In these hilarious stories of perverse meetings, casual dates and romantic encounters, we are enthralled, saddened, inspired and surprised by the encounters we’re made privy to. McCall Smith, a master of the unexpected and a seamless storyteller, revels in offering us the quirky complications inherent in entanglements which human beings engineer for themselves – entanglements that can be shocking, edifying, compulsive, complicated and sometimes, completely disastrous.

This is an exceptional collection of stories from an author whose rapidly growing audience delights in his extraordinary imagination and delicious insights into the endlessly fascinating peculiarities of the human condition.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780802197849
Publisher: Canongate U.S.
Publication date: 12/01/2007
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 764,884
File size: 291 KB

About the Author

Alexander McCall Smith is best known for his charming No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, featuring Precious Ramotswe, Botswana’s premier lady detective. A prolific writer, McCall Smith is the author of more than 100 books, including Emma, his modern retelling of the Jane Austen classic, as well as the 44 Scotland Street series, the Isabel Dalhousie series, and others. His books have appeared on bestseller lists around the world and have been translated into more than 40 languages.

Hometown:

Edinburgh, Scotland

Date of Birth:

August 24, 1948

Place of Birth:

Zimbabwe

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Heavenly Date and Other Flirtations 3.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 10 reviews.
Anonymous 10 months ago
...but the stories are mostly excellent. Just a couple of duds.
NahvilleReader More than 1 year ago
I'm a huge Alexander McCall Smith reader, but I really didn't enjoy this book. I read the sample first and then purchased the book. I was so disappointed. The first story was the only one I actually enjoyed. If I could ask for my money back I would. I'll stick with all the other series I enjoy. I really wish I liked this more, I love this author.
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I read everything Smith writes and love his stories. These were interesting, but I enjoy his series more.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
The author offers incredible insight into both sexes point of view. This is a strong collection of stories that not only entertains but provides a lot of food for thought.
Guest More than 1 year ago
As I closed on the last page of 'The #1 Ladies Detective Agency', I realized I was smiling all over myself and wanting to shout, 'YES!!!!!' Alexander McCall Smith is now on my list of five-star authors and viewers of human nature. One month from my purchase of this book I am now the pleased owner of four more. Thank you, Mr. Smith!