Alexander McCall Smith takes a break from his popular No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series for this stirring historical novel. In 1939, Lavender flees London to escape the German bombs and her shattered marriage. Settling in a small town, she pulls together a makeshift orchestra to help cope with the times 'The evocation of war-torn England, with its palpable mood of defiance, determination and survival, is beautifully caught.''Scotsman
With the success of The Importance of Being Seven, The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection: No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, Number 13 and The Dog Who Came in from the Cold: A Corduroy Mansions Novel, Alexander McCall Smith has become a beloved Fiction, Mysteries & Thrillers and Kids & Young Adults author among many of our readers. Born on August 24, 1948 in Bulawayo (formerly the British colony of Southern Rhodesia), Zimbabwe Alexander McCall Smith has released a total of 59 audiobooks, with the most recent being The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon. Not only can you find over 365 hours of audio books from Alexander McCall Smith on AudiobookStore.com, but you will also find his bestselling audio book, The Importance of Being Seven, read by popular audio book narrator Robert Ian MacKenzie. The oldest title in our catalog from Alexander McCall Smith, The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, was added to our site in 2003. To find all Fiction audio books from Alexander McCall Smith that you will certainly enjoy, please visit his author page and view his entire collection: Alexander McCall Smith audiobooks.