The Dog Who Came in From the Cold

The Dog Who Came in From the Cold

Book - 2011
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Terence Moongrove's estate is turned upside down by the cosmological experiments of two New Age operators, while literary agent Barbara Ragg takes on a companion of the Abominable Snowman and Pimlico terrier Freddie de la Hay is recruited by MI6.
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, [2011]
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
ISBN: 9780307379733
0307379736
Branch Call Number: Fiction
Characteristics: 290 p. : ill. ; 23 cm

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Ham625 Dec 13, 2014

A talky, fussy British style book for fans of that genre and fans of A. M. Smith.

AuntJane Oct 08, 2014

Great series! As always McCall Smith has engaging characters with interesting stories. Can't wait to read the next installment.

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Jun 28, 2013

A couple of good passages does not make a good read - I'm sorry , AMCS - a novelist is not your strong suite . Essayist , yes ... your writing about Berthea's dinner conversation and the Scottish Highlands was good

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J0SHU4
Aug 02, 2011

I loved this book. Recommend readers start with the book "Corduroy Mansions" (1st in this series). Once again this writer is on the mark with multiple on-going stories, complicated relationships, and of course, Freddie de la Hay ...the dog! Actually this is an eye opener to all pet owners considering loaning out their companion ...granted in this example it's rather extreme, but easily extrapolated into our own lives.
This writer has a particularly amusing form of writing that I thoroughly enjoy!

debwalker May 31, 2011

“No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency” creator Alexander McCall Smith needs no introduction to readers. This latest installment of his “Corduroy Mansions” series follows the adventures of canine hero and Pimlico terrier Freddie de la Hay, who has been recruited by MI6 to infiltrate a Russian spy ring.

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