Tiny Tales: Stories of Romance, Ambition, Kindness, and Happiness (Large Print)

Tiny Tales: Stories of Romance, Ambition, Kindness, and Happiness (Large Print)

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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 from the acclaimed author of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series: brief, utterly engaging tales that offer lasting surprise and delight, accompanied by charming illustrations by Iain McIntosh.

In Tiny Tales, Alexander McCall Smith explores romance, ambition, kindness, and happiness in thirty short stories accompanied by thirty witty cartoons designed by Iain McIntosh, McCall Smith's longtime creative collaborator. Here we meet the first Australian pope, who hopes to finally find some peace and quiet back home in Perth; a psychotherapist turned motorcycle racetrack manager; and an aspiring opera singer who gets her unlikely break onstage. And, of course, we spend time in McCall Smith's beloved Scotland, where we are introduced to progressive Vikings, a group of housemates with complex romantic entanglements, and a couple of globe-trotting dentists. These tales and illustrations depict the full scope of human experience and reveal the rich tapestry of life--painted in miniature.
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ISBN: 9780593501573

Published Date: January 1, 2020

Publisher: Random House

Language: English

Page Count: 308

Size: 6.75" l x 5.22" w x 0.63" h

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Fiction