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This egg laying beast is no chicken!

Advantages: Exciting story for choldren
Disadvantages: May scare younger children

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jo145 17.02.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Akimbo and the Crocodile Man - Alexander McCall Smith

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Gentle, amusing read, as always

Advantages: Engaging characters and a good story
Disadvantages: If you didn't like the earlier books, you probably won't enjoy this one!

...I'm a fan of Alexander McCall Smith's books, especially this series, and this latest work didn't disappoint. You could probably dive right in with this book, but in my opinion it's better to read the series as a whole since this book continues the charac ...

annagable 06.04.2008 · Read full review
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Review of The Miracle at Speedy Motors (No1 Ladies Detective Agency 9) - Alexander McCall Smith

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No Scones But may Contain Nuts!

Advantages: Quirky humour, excellent characters, witty, a well written and humourous book.
Disadvantages: Some may not like the fact there is no single plot to follow, just lots of intricate sub-plots.

...Before reading 'The Unbearable Lightness of Scones', by Alexander McCall Smith, and which was published in 2008, I had read none of the author's previous works, and to be honest I knew very little about him. This is the most recent book in the '44 Scotla ...

wizo9000 18.05.2010 · Read full review
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Review of The Unbearable Lightness Of Scones - Alexander Mccall Smith

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Scones for Tea? A great book you'll Agree!!!

Advantages: Witty, warm and a great read
Disadvantages: none

...avid fan of Alexander Mccall-Smith, since I borrowed on of his books from the library last year. Each time a new novel comes out I am out buying it as soon as it hits the bookshelves. The book I am about to review has just recently come o ...

kath66-2008 16.09.2008 · Read full review
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Review of The Unbearable Lightness Of Scones - Alexander Mccall Smith

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Accentuating the Positive

Advantages: Nice!
Disadvantages: Too nice for some

...Life is treating Precious Ramotswe well. Business at the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency is booming, and marriage to Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni, proprietor of Tlokweng Road Speedy Motors, with which the agency shares its premises, is turning out to be very satisf ...

silverstreak 02.06.2008 · Read full review
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Review of The Good Husband of Zebra Drive - Alexander McCall Smith

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