An extract from the latest entertaining and hilarious Professor Dr Dr Moritz-Maria Von Igelfeld novel. Our hopelessly out-of-touch hero is forced to confront uppity librarians, and a possible hostile takeover.
Mma Ramotswe, only begetter and proprietrix of the No 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, Botswana’s only private detective agency for the problems of ladies (and others), very rarely had cause to consult her general practitioner. This doctor was called Dr Leonard Modisapodi, a man of modest tastes and quiet demeanour, who lived in a small house […]
The following is taken from Alexander’s collection of poetry, ‘In a Time of Distance’, to be published in 2021. In it, he has a sequence – A Scottish Four Seasons. Here is Autumn as we say in Scotland, or Fall: Autumn or Fall Look, the migrating birds Are leaving us, small souls That brave three […]
No Double Bed is an exclusive extract from the forthcoming book, ‘How to Raise an Elephant’, the twenty-first volume in The No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series. How to Raise an Elephant will be published in November 2020.
The first adventure of Pope Ron Pope Ron, the first Australian pope, came from a small town south of Perth. His father, Bill Stokes, was an agricultural machinery salesman; his mother, Sandra, gave music lessons at the local high school. Ron, who had been an enthusiastic altar-boy, had nursed an ambition to be a priest, […]
This extract is the first chapter from ‘The Geometry of Holding Hands‘, the thirteenth novel in the Isabel Dalhousie/Sunday Philosophy Club series. The book is published in the UK later this month. US/Canadian publication follows in July.