A Conspiracy of Friends: A Corduroy Mansions Novel (The Corduroy Mansions Series)

A Conspiracy of Friends: A Corduroy Mansions Novel (The Corduroy Mansions Series)

Alexander McCall Smith


It turns out the universe is conspiring opposed to the citizens of Corduroy Mansions, as all people unearths themselves being affected by their nearest and dearest. Oedipus Snark is a Member of Parliament so loathsome even his mom cannot abide him. in reality, Berthea Snark continues to be engaged on her scathing biography of her son--already 210 pages lengthy, and that simply covers his lamentable youth. in the meantime, the company contention is heating up among literary brokers Rupert Porter and Barbara Ragg, nonetheless hoping to get the manuscript for Autobiography of a Yeti; advantageous arts graduate Caroline Jarvis is blurring the effective line among friendship and romance; Eddie French has stumbled on a brand new, prosperous female friend and his father, aspiring wine service provider William French, fears that he will by no means get his grasp of Wine certificates. most significantly, William's devoted terrier, Freddie de l. a. Hay--perhaps the one puppy smart sufficient to were recruited by means of MI6--disappears whereas on a secret journey round the Suffolk geographical region. Will Freddie locate his as far back as Pimlico? is that this the top of Corduroy Mansions? Readers may be captivated once more as McCall Smith's genius for storytelling and eye for the quirky information of recent lifestyles conspire to supply web page after web page of witty and wonderful episodes and wonderfully saw characters.

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