Isabel Dalhousie Returns To Investigate The Charming Quirks of Others

In The Charming Quirks of Others, the latest and most felicitous addition to Alexander McCall Smith’s Isabel Dalhousie series, Isabel’s investigations have her exploring issues of ambition, charity, forgiveness, and humility,as she moves nearer and nearer to some of the most hidden precincts of the heart. The local boys’ school has hired her to investigate their final candidates for headmaster. What she discovers about the candidates is surprising, but what she discovers about herself and about Jamie, the father of her young son, turns out to be equally revealing.

This clever, lighthearted new book will appeal both to fans and newcomers to the series. For more on Isabel’s unique take on the world, click to view a collection of some of our favorite Dalhousie philosophies! Plus, click to read an excerpt from The Charming Quirks of Others and to download our reading group guide. For more from Alexander McCall Smith, visit his official website.

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