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The novel habits of happiness

The novel habits of happiness

McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948-; Stephen, Karlyn

Isabel Dalhousie is one of Edinburgh's most generous (but discreet) philanthropists - but should she be more charitable? She wonders, sometimes, if she is too judgemental about her niece's amorous exploits, too sharp about her housekeeper's spiritual beliefs, too ready to bristle in battle against her enemies. As the editor of the 'Review of Applied Ethics', she doesn't, of course, allow herself actual enemies, but she does feel enmity - especially towards two academics who have just arrived in the city. She feels they're a highly destabilising influence; little tremors in the volcanic rock upon which an enlightened Edinburgh perches. Equally troubling is the situation of the little boy who is convinced he had a previous life. When Isabel is called upon to help, she finds herself questioning her views on reincarnation

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Published Melbourne: Bolinda Audio, 2015
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Statement of responsibility: Alexander McCall Smith
ISBN: 1486285694, 9781486285693
Performers: Read by Karlyn Stephen.
Physical Description: 7 CDs (8 hr., 5 min.) : digital, stereo
Subject: Dalhousie, Isabel (Fictitious character) Fiction.; Edinburgh (Scotland) Fiction.