Heavenly Date: And Other Flirtations

Heavenly Date: And Other Flirtations

by Alexander McCall Smith

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Overview


From the author of the massive New York Times best-selling series The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency comes a collection of short stories that have us visiting in on romantic encounters in exotic locales around the globe.
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. Alexander McCall Smith, a master of the unexpected and a seamless storyteller, revels in offering us the quirky complications inherent in entanglements that 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 wide audience delights in his extraordinary imagination and delicious insights into the endlessly fascinating peculiarities of the human condition.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781841955872
Publisher: Canongate U.S.
Publication date: 09/09/2004
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 611,127
Product dimensions: 8.22(w) x 5.40(h) x 0.53(d)

About the Author

Alexander McCall Smith is the author of over fifty books, including the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series of novels and several collections of short stories, including The Girl Who Married a Lion and Heavenly Date and Other Flirtations. In 2003 he was the winner of the UK's principal award for humorous writing, the Saga Award, and in the same year he won the Glenfiddich Award for Writing. Alexander McCall Smith lives in Scotland.

Hometown:

Edinburgh, Scotland

Date of Birth:

August 24, 1948

Place of Birth:

Zimbabwe

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