The Sunday philosophy club: an Isabel Dalhousie mystery

Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
 
(0)
4 star
 
(0)
3 star
 
(2)
2 star
 
(0)
1 star
 
(0)
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Description
ISABEL DALHOUSIE - Book 1 Nothing captures the charm of Edinburgh like the bestselling Isabel Dalhousie series of novels featuring the insatiably curious philosopher and woman detective.  Whether investigating a case or a problem of philosophy, the indefatigable Isabel Dalhousie, one of fiction's most richly developed amateur detectives, is always ready to pursue the answers to all of life's questions, large and small. With The Sunday Philosophy Club , Alexander McCall Smith, the author of the best-selling and beloved No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency novels, begins a wonderful new series starring the irrepressibly curious Isabel Dalhousie. Isabel is fond of problems, and sometimes she becomes interested in problems that are, quite frankly, none of her business. This may be the case when Isabel sees a young man plunge to his death from the upper circle of a concert hall in Edinburgh. Despite the advice of her housekeeper, Grace, who has been raised in the values of traditional Edinburgh, and her niece, Cat, who, if you ask Isabel, is dating the wrong man, Isabel is determined to find the truth-if indeed there is one-behind the man's death. The resulting moral labyrinth might have stymied even Kant. And then there is the unsatisfactory turn of events in Cat's love life that must be attended to. Filled with thorny characters and a Scottish atmosphere as thick as a highland mist, The Sunday Philosophy Club is irresistible, and Isabel Dalhousie is the most delightful literary sleuth since Precious Ramotswe.
Also in this Series
More Like This
More Details
Contributors:
Porter, Davina. Narrator
ISBN:
9781400077090
9780375422980
9781402590627
9780676976892
9780375423437
9780375434266
Reading Level:
UG
Level 6, 11 Points
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID c6a8160d-27e8-b16b-e366-06b9c773e782
Full title sunday philosophy club
Author mccall smith alexander
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-20 03:37:40AM
Last Indexed 2018-05-20 03:42:10AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level UG
accelerated_reader_point_value 11
accelerated_reader_reading_level 6
auth_author2 Porter, Davina.
author Alexander McCall Smith
author2-role Porter, Davina.|Narrator
author_display McCall Smith, Alexander
available_at_catalog Edmondson Pike, Edmondson Pike Kids, Green Hills, Green Hills Kids, Hermitage, Hermitage Kids
collection_catalog Audiobook, Fiction, Large Print
detailed_location_catalog Bellevue - Adult Audiobook, Bellevue - Adult Fiction, Edmondson Pike - Adult Fiction, Goodlettsville - Adult Fiction, Green Hills - Adult Large Print, Hermitage - Adult Fiction
display_description

ISABEL DALHOUSIE - Book 1

Nothing captures the charm of Edinburgh like the bestselling Isabel Dalhousie series of novels featuring the insatiably curious philosopher and woman detective. Whether investigating a case or a problem of philosophy, the indefatigable Isabel Dalhousie, one of fiction's most richly developed amateur detectives, is always ready to pursue the answers to all of life's questions, large and small.


In this first installment, Isabel is attending a concert in the Usher Hall when she witnesses a man fall from the upper balcony. Isabel can't help wondering whether it was the result of mischance or mischief. Against the best advice of her no-nonsense housekeeper Grace, her bassoon playing friend Jamie, and even her romantically challenged niece Cat, she is morally bound to solve this case. Complete with wonderful Edinburgh atmosphere and characters straight out of a Robert Burns poem, The Sunday Philosophy Club is a delightful treat from one of our most beloved authors.



From the Trade Paperback edition.
format_catalog Book, CD audio book, Large Print, eBook
format_category_catalog Audio Books, Books, eBook
id c6a8160d-27e8-b16b-e366-06b9c773e782
isbn 9780375422980, 9780375423437, 9780375434266, 9780676976892, 9781400077090, 9781402590627
item_details ils:CARL0000226270|35192031577269|Edmondson Pike - Adult Fiction|Fiction McCall|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||EP||, ils:CARL0000226270|35192031577335|Goodlettsville - Adult Fiction|Fiction McCall|||1|false|false|||||In Transit||GO||, ils:CARL0000226270|35192031577368|Hermitage - Adult Fiction|Fiction McCall|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||HM||, ils:CARL0000226270|35192090031406|Bellevue - Adult Fiction|Fiction McCall|||1|false|false|||||Checked Out||BL||, ils:CARL0000226273|35192031622784|Green Hills - Adult Large Print|Fiction McCall Large Type|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||GH||, ils:CARL0000244986|35192032389029|Bellevue - Adult Audiobook|CD AUDIO Fiction McCall|||1|false|false|||||Checked Out||BL||, overdrive:acd4b195-2a97-41ad-863f-ee22dd5a4e45|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|OverDrive|||Adobe EPUB eBook,OverDrive Read,Kindle Book|Available Online||||
itype_catalog , Book, CD audio book, Large Print Book
last_indexed 2018-05-20T08:42:10.4Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_catalog CD AUDIO Fiction McCall, Fiction McCall, Fiction McCall Large Type
owning_library_catalog Nashville Public Library
owning_location_catalog Bellevue, Bellevue Kids, Edmondson Pike, Edmondson Pike Kids, Goodlettsville, Green Hills, Green Hills Kids, Hermitage, Hermitage Kids
primary_isbn 9781400077090
publishDate 2004
record_details ils:CARL0000226270|Book|Books||English|Pantheon Books,|2004.|247 p. ; 22 cm., ils:CARL0000226273|Large Print|Books||English|Random House Large Print,|2004.|419 p. (large print) ; 22 cm., ils:CARL0000244986|CD audio book|Audio Books||English|Recorded Books,|p2004.|7 sound discs (480 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in., overdrive:acd4b195-2a97-41ad-863f-ee22dd5a4e45|eBook|eBook||English|Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group|2004|
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_catalog ils:CARL0000226270|35192031577269|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000226270|35192031577335|Currently Unavailable|In Transit|false|false|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000226270|35192031577368|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000226270|35192090031406|Checked Out|Checked Out|false|false|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000226273|35192031622784|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000244986|35192032389029|Checked Out|Checked Out|false|false|true|false|false|true||||, overdrive:acd4b195-2a97-41ad-863f-ee22dd5a4e45|-1|Available Online|Available Online|false|true|true|false|false|false||||
series Isabel Dalhousie mysteries
series_with_volume Isabel Dalhousie mysteries|1
subject_facet Detective and mystery stories, English, Edinburgh (Scotland) -- Fiction, Housekeepers -- Fiction, Large type books, Stockbrokers -- Crimes against -- Fiction, Women editors -- Fiction
title_display The Sunday philosophy club
title_full The Sunday Philosophy Club Isabel Dalhousie Series, Book 1, The Sunday philosophy club / Alexander McCall Smith, The Sunday philosophy club [sound recording] / by Alexander McCall Smith, The Sunday philosophy club [text (large print)] : an Isabel Dalhousie mystery / Alexander McCall Smith
title_short The Sunday philosophy club
title_sub an Isabel Dalhousie mystery
topic_facet Crimes against, Detective and mystery stories, English, Fiction, Housekeepers, Large type books, Literature, Mystery, Stockbrokers, Women editors