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Tiny tales, by Alexander McCall Smith ; with illustrations by Iain McIntosh - hardcover

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Summary
"From the beloved author of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series comes a delightful compendium of very short fiction and comics that celebrate the joy and absurdity of the human experience. It is often said that the best things in life come in small packages--anyone in search of proof need look no further than the stories in this collection: brief, utterly engaging tales that offer lasting surprise and delight. From the original Greek financial crisis, when the profligate Gods of Olympus were punished by Odin and the other Norse Gods for their unchecked spending, to a handy unintended benefit of cosmetic surgery; from Pope Ron, the first Australian Pope, who wants nothing more than to live quietly, to a rather droll cat named Stanley, to Good President Wenceslas, benevolent leader of a snowy land: these stories are by turns funny, poignant, and deliciously wicked, each one a gift begging to be unwrapped and enjoyed again and again"--, Provided by publisher
Language
eng
Literary Form
fiction
Copyright
Edition
First American edition.
Physical Description
x, 226 pages, illustrations, 18 cm
Isbn
9780593316009

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  • Hancock Public Library

    Hancock Public Library 114 South Main St, Hancock, WI, 54943, US
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