The Sunday Philosophy Club

by Alexander McCall Smith

Did he fall or was he pushed? Isabel Dalhousie tries to find out. There are lots of gentle, intelligent musings on life throughout, as you would expect in a story where the amateur sleuth is also a philosopher. Read it to find out when, and if, the Sunday Philosophy Club will meet.


And yet there was an awful fascination in the prospect of seeing Minty up close, as one viewed a specimen. She was an awful woman - there was no doubt about that - but there was a curious attraction in the awful, as there was in a potentially lethal snake. One liked to look at it, to stare into its eyes. So she accepted ....


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