From the hugely popular 44 Scotland Street series comes the latest adventures of Bertie and his family and friends.
The winds of change are blowing through Scotland Street. Though Bertie is getting older, he can’t resist an adventure to escape his domineering mother, and Bruce, ever the navel-gazer, will have to bring his best self to navigate the complexities of the pas de deux. While Alexander McCall Smith’s delightfully warm and witty comedy takes some surprising turns, the improbable adventures of this quirky cast of Scots will affirm the heart and joy in Edinburgh’s New Town.
Story Locale: contemporary Edinburgh, Scotland
Series Overview: The residents of 44 Scotland Street and the city of Edinburgh itself come to vivid life in Alexander McCall Smith’s gently satirical, wonderfully perceptive serial novels, with five-year-old prodigy Bertie Pollock at the center of it all. Readers everywhere will doubtless recognize their neighbors and themselves in this shrewd send-up of urban society.