The Revolving Door of Life

The Revolving Door of Life

Large Print - 2016
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From what happens behind Edinburgh Airport's luggage carousel to Machiavellian maneuverings at the Association of Scottish Nudists, the author guides us through the brighter side of Edinburgh life.
Publisher: Thorndike, Maine :, Center Point Large Print,, [2016]
Edition: Large print edition
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781683240204
Branch Call Number: LP MCC
Characteristics: 384 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: McIntosh, Iain - Illustrator

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sasie
May 08, 2019

These books are so charming. The writing is fun and witty and smart. It makes for a great read.

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yellowcard
Jan 24, 2019

This was read by the book club but we were in Arizona when they discussed it. Lots of references to mythology and classic writers' quotes which were hard to follow at times, but insightful, humorous and interesting. Set in Edinburgh.

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1_Great_Book
Oct 31, 2016

I always enjoy rooting for Bertie. He was quite freed of his horrible mother in this one. The other characters kind of took a back seat this go-round.

PimaLib_MaryG Sep 11, 2016

Bertie is seven now and has a grandma. Matthew and Elspeth discover a secret room in their new house. Bruce continues to be Bruce. Silly and fun, with some good commentary about hand sanitizer.

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brigpa1
Aug 05, 2016

44 Scotland Street just keeps getting better and better. I love this series.

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brangwinn
May 16, 2016

When I read a book, I either want it to entertain me, or take me somewhere new. Fates and Furies seemed to sit like a rock on my Kindle. It didn’t entertain me and the place it took me was not a place I wanted to go. This was a book I trudged through because I saw it on a number of lists. Maybe it’s aimed not at some retired reader, but a younger person who is still creating their life. I kept wanting to say “GROW UP.” Enough with the sex and the non-responsibility. The book was character driven but I could not create empathy for any of the characters except Aunt Susie. She seemed real and grounded in this world of wealth.

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wac6
May 02, 2016

Made me laugh out loud! More entertaining than is decent!

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reedbe39
Apr 17, 2016

Amazing, complex characters. Love this series.

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reeread
Mar 28, 2016

What I enjoyed most about this instalment was Bertie finally having some of his dearest wishes granted and being free of his truly awful mother.

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