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The Peppermint Tea Chronicles

44 Scotland Street, Book 13
Narrated by: David Rintoul
Series: 44 Scotland Street, Book 13
Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
4 out of 5 stars (7 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Once more we catch up with the delightful goings-on in the fictitious 44 Scotland Street from Alexander McCall Smith.... 

To everything there is a season and a time for every purpose; it is summer in Scotland Street (as it always is) and for the habitués of Edinburgh's favourite street some extraordinary adventures lie in waiting.

For the impossibly vain Bruce Anderson - he of the clove-scented hair gel - it may finally be time to settle down, and surely it can only be a question of picking the lucky winner from the hordes of his admirers. The Duke of Johannesburg is keen to take his flight of fancy, a microlite seaplane, from the drawing board to the skies. Big Lou is delighted to discover that her young foster son has a surprising gift for dance, but she is faced with big decisions to make on his and her futures. And with Irene now away to pursue her research in Aberdeen, her husband, Stuart, and infinitely long-suffering son, Bertie, are free to play. Stuart rekindles an old friendship over peppermint tea whilst Bertie and his friend Ranald Braveheart Macpherson get more they bargained for from their trip to the circus. And that s just the start....

Take a few minutes to relax with a cup of your favourite tea and savour the affairs of the world in microcosm, teeming with life's loves and challenges. Little dramas writ large by the master chronicler of modern life and manners.

©2019 Alexander McCall Smith (P)2019 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 18-10-2019

Witty, amusing and thought-provoking .

Witty, amusing and thought-provoking as always with wonderful character portrayals expressed in erudite though accessible language. Sensitively performed.


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  • Tracey
  • 23-09-2019

Perfect...

Another great read into the lives of the Scotland Street characters. I want to keep listening long after it's over. I just can't get enough.

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  • Patsy
  • 13-08-2019

can't wait<br />

Can't wait for the next installment in this epic tale. m
My life continues to be enhanced by the wonderful writing and David Rintool's perfect voice for the job. Patsy

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  • Sarah
  • 05-08-2019

The Peppermint Tea Chronicles

This latest book in the Scotland Street Series didn't hold my interest as much as usual. Life is much better for Bertie, but the character storylines weren't as interesting.

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  • Trish F
  • 30-07-2019

An absolute Joy

Humorous and witty observations,. Made this reader laugh out loud in places,Made this reader think.A good story well crafted story too.

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  • Colin McIntosh
  • 23-07-2019

Wonderful as always

I just love this series. Brilliantly narrated and I just lose myself in 44 Scotland St. characters are so real and Bertie and Ranull make me smile so hard as they are wonderful real characters. Just wish the series came out more often!