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Bertie's guide to life and mothers: the new 44 Scotland Street novel

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Alexander McCall Smith's wildly popular 44 Scotland Street series chronicles life in a corner of Edinburgh brimming with wit and humor. Newlywed painter and sometime somnambulist Angus Lordie might be sleepwalking his way into trouble with Animal Welfare when he lets his dog Cyril drink a bit too much lager at the local bar. The longsuffering Bertie, on the cusp of his seventh birthday party, has taken to dreaming about his eighteenth, a time when he will be able to avoid the indignity of unwanted girl attendees and the looming threat of a gender-neutral doll from his domineering mother Irene. Matthew and Elspeth struggle to care for their triplets, contending with Danish au pairs and dubious dukes to boot, while the narcissistic Bruce faces his greatest challenge yet in the form of an over-eager waxologist. As ever, when Alexander McCall Smith visits 44 Scotland Street, fun is sure to follow.
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subject_facet Apartment houses -- Fiction, Artists -- Fiction, Audiobooks, Birthday parties -- Fiction, Dogs -- Fiction, Edinburgh (Scotland) -- Social life and customs -- Fiction, Families -- Scotland -- Fiction, Humorous stories, Scottish, Large type books, Man-woman relationships -- Fiction, Sleepwalking -- Fiction
title_display Bertie's guide to life and mothers
title_full Bertie's Guide to Life and Mothers 44 Scotland Street Series, Book 9, Bertie's guide to life and mothers / Alexander McCall Smith ; illustrations by Iain McIntosh, Bertie's guide to life and mothers [sound recording] / Alexander McCall Smith, Bertie's guide to life and mothers [sound recording] : the new 44 Scotland Street novel / Alexander McCall Smith, Bertie's guide to life and mothers [text (large print)] / Alexander McCall Smith ; illustrations by Iain McIntosh
title_short Bertie's guide to life and mothers
title_sub the new 44 Scotland Street novel
topic_facet Apartment houses, Artists, Audiobooks, Birthday parties, Dogs, Families, Fiction, Humor (Fiction), Humorous stories, Scottish, Large type books, Literature, Man-woman relationships, Sleepwalking, Social life and customs