By Alexander McCall Smith

ISABEL DALHOUSIE - e-book 4

Nothing captures the allure of Edinburgh just like the bestselling Isabel Dalhousie sequence of novels that includes the insatiably curious thinker and girl detective.  no matter if investigating a case or an issue of philosophy, the indefatigable Isabel Dalhousie, one among fiction’s so much richly built novice detectives, is usually able to pursue the solutions to all of life’s questions, huge and small.

In the fourth installment of this mesmerizing, cherished sequence, Isabel Dalhousie, who is now a mom, returns to enquire an impossible to resist puzzle within the artwork world.

Isabel Dalhousie—the nosiest and so much sympathetic thinker you are going to meet—now has a son, Charlie, whose doting father Jamie has an exciting concept to pose to Isabel: marriage. yet Isabel wonders if Jamie is just too younger to be critical? and the way could Cat reply? On most sensible of those issues, the formidable Professor Dove has seized Isabel's place as editor of the evaluate of utilized Ethics. notwithstanding, not anything it kind of feels can shrink Isabel's innate interest. And while she acknowledges that work attributed to a deceased artist have concurrently seemed on the marketplace, she can not help yet imagine that they are forgeries. So Isabel starts an research and shortly reveals herself diverted from her musings approximately parenthood and onto a direction of inquiry into the soul of an artist.

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