The Unbearable Lightness of Scones, Paperback Book

The Unbearable Lightness of Scones Paperback

Part of the 44 Scotland Street series

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To the casual observer, the great enlightened city of Edinburgh, home of no-nonsense philosophers and cream teas, might appear immune to the rollercoaster of strong emotions.

But at 44 Scotland Street, as Matthew and Elspeth embark on the risky enterprise of married love, the raffish portrait painter Angus Lordie has a premonition of disaster. And soon enough Irene Pollock is shocked to learn that her small son Bertie harbours a highly unsuitable ambition; the gloriously vain Bruce discovers a wrinkle and confronts rejection; and Angus finds himself facing the grave consequences of unbridled bliss, not to mention a large Glaswegian gangster bearing gifts . . .


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I've come into this series in the middle, reading this one because it has some incidents set where I live (Perth, WA). The interweaving tales of characters from Edinburgh are delightful, funny, poingnant and very human. I will be reading (and buying) more...

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