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    • The Careful Use of Compliments

    • The Sunday Philosophy Club, Vol. 4
    • Autor: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Sprecher: Hilary Neville
    • Spieldauer: 6 Std. und 4 Min.
    • Gekürztes
    • Gesamt
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Sprecher
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Geschichte
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    For philosophically minded Isabel Dalhousie, editor of the Review of Applied Ethics, getting through life with a clear conscience requires careful thought. And with the arrival of baby Charlie, not to mention a passionate relationship with his father Jamie, 14 years her junior, Isabel enters deeper and rougher waters.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • inspiring

    • Von dorotheerichter Am hilfreichsten 24.02.2011

    Regulärer Preis: 12,95 €

    • Tears of the Giraffe

    • The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, Book 2
    • Autor: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Sprecher: Hilary Neville
    • Spieldauer: 6 Std. und 19 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
    • Gesamt
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Sprecher
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Geschichte
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Meet the one and only Precious Ramotswe - the engaging and sassy owner of Botswana's only detective agency. Mma Ramotswe is facing a new challenge: resolving a mother's pain for her son who is long lost on the African plains. Mma's own impending marriage to the most gentlemanly of men, Mr J.L.B. Matekoni, the promotion of her secretary to the dizzy heights of assistant detective, and the arrival of new members to the Matekoni family.

    Regulärer Preis: 26,95 €

    • 44 Scotland Street

    • 44 Scotland Street, Book 1
    • Autor: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Sprecher: Hilary Neville
    • Spieldauer: 12 Std. und 40 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
    • Gesamt
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Sprecher
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Geschichte
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    The story revolves around the comings and goings at No. 44 Scotland Street, a fictitious building in a real street in Edinburgh. Immediately recognisable are the Edinburgh chartered surveyor, stalwart of the Conservative Association, who dreams of membership of Scotland's most exclusive golf club. We have the pushy Stockbridge mother, and her prodigiously talented five-year-old son, who is making good progress with the saxophone and with his Italian.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Sehr langweilig

    • Von Birte Am hilfreichsten 27.03.2014

    Regulärer Preis: 19,95 €

    • Love over Scotland

    • 44 Scotland Street, Book 3
    • Autor: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Sprecher: Hilary Neville
    • Spieldauer: 13 Std. und 31 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
    • Gesamt
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Sprecher
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Geschichte
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    With his characteristic warmth, inventiveness and brilliant wit, Alexander McCall Smith gives us more of the gloriously entertaining comings and goings at 44 Scotland Street, the Edinburgh townhouse. Six-year-old prodigy Bertie perseveres in his heroic struggle for truth and balanced good sense against his insufferable mother and her crony, the psychotherapist Dr Fairbairn, going as far as to make a short-lived bid for freedom on a trip to Paris with the Edinburgh youth orchestra.

    Regulärer Preis: 19,95 €

    • Espresso Tales

    • Autor: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Sprecher: Hilary Neville
    • Spieldauer: 13 Std. und 31 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
    • Gesamt
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Sprecher
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Geschichte
      5 out of 5 stars 11

    In Espresso Tales, Alexander McCall Smith returns home to Edinburgh and the glorious cast of his own tales of the city, the residents of 44 Scotland Street, with a new set of challenges for each one of them. Bruce, the intolerably vain and perpetually deluded ex-surveyor, is about to embark on a new career as a wine merchant, while his long-suffering flatmate Pat MacGregor, set up by matchmaking Domenica Macdonald, finds herself invited to a nudist picnic in Moray Place in the pursuit of true love.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Pictures of Edinburgh.

    • Von Simone Karp Am hilfreichsten 05.07.2018

    Regulärer Preis: 19,95 €

    • The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency

    • The No 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, Book 1
    • Autor: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Sprecher: Hilary Neville
    • Spieldauer: 6 Std. und 33 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
    • Gesamt
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Sprecher
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Geschichte
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    Wayward daughters. Missing Husbands. Philandering partners. Curious conmen. If you've got a problem, and no one else can help you, then pay a visit to Precious Ramotswe, Botswana's only - and finest - female private detective. Her methods may not be conventional, and her manner not exactly Miss Marple, but she's got warmth, wit and canny intuition on her side, not to mention Mr J.L.B. Maketoni, the charming proprietor of Tlokweng Road Speedy Motors.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Poor Choice of Speaker

    • Von Addicted Am hilfreichsten 10.09.2017

    Regulärer Preis: 28,95 €

    • The Lost Art of Gratitude

    • Sunday Philosophy Club, Book 6
    • Autor: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Sprecher: Hilary Neville
    • Spieldauer: 4 Std. und 58 Min.
    • Gekürztes
    • Gesamt
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Sprecher
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Geschichte
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Isabel Dalhousie, philosopher and amateur solver of other people's problems, meets an old foe, Minty Auchterlonie, at a birthday party attended by their young children. Ambitious Minty, now the head of a small investment bank, is in trouble with her shareholders. Isabel becomes involved, and is drawn into a murky world of financial concealment.

    Regulärer Preis: 12,95 €

    • Morality for Beautiful Girls

    • The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, Book 3
    • Autor: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Sprecher: Hilary Neville
    • Spieldauer: 6 Std. und 14 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
    • Gesamt
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Sprecher
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Geschichte
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Mma Ramotswe, daughter of the late Obed Ramotswe, is now the announced fiancée of Mr J. L. B. Matekoni. It is a fine match; she is the founder and owner of The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency and he is the proprietor of Tlokweng Road Speedy Motors. But Precious Ramotswe is not as happy as she should be under the circumstances. The Detective Agency is struggling with its finances and Mr J. L. B. Matekoni is unusually low and neglecting his garage.

    Regulärer Preis: 26,95 €

    • Blue Shoes and Happiness

    • The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, Book 7
    • Autor: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Sprecher: Hilary Neville
    • Spieldauer: 7 Std. und 30 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
    • Gesamt
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Sprecher
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Geschichte
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Blue Shoes and Happiness brings more adventures for Precious Ramotswe and her fine assistant Mma Makutsi. They encounter a cobra in the office, complaints of faulty blood-pressure readings at the medical clinic, a superstitious group of farm workers, and it looks like Aunty Emang, advice columnist in the local newspaper, may not be what she seems.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • leichte lektüre aber es gibt besseres

    • Von casasalzburg Am hilfreichsten 04.02.2009

    Regulärer Preis: 29,95 €

    • The Full Cupboard of Life

    • The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, Book 5
    • Autor: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Sprecher: Hilary Neville
    • Spieldauer: 6 Std. und 9 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
    • Gesamt
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Sprecher
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Geschichte
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Mma Ramotswe is still engaged to Mr. J. L. B. Matekoni and wonders when a day for the wedding will be named. But she is anxious to avoid putting too much pressure on her fiancé, for indeed he has other things on his mind - notably a frightening request from the pushy matron of the Orphan Farm. Mma Ramotswe herself has weighty matters to address. She has been approached by a wealthy lady and asked to check up on several suitors. Are these men just interested in her money?

    Regulärer Preis: 26,95 €

    • The Kalahari Typing School for Men

    • The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, Book 4
    • Autor: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Sprecher: Hilary Neville
    • Spieldauer: 5 Std. und 41 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
    • Gesamt
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Sprecher
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Geschichte
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Precious Ramotswe is continuing to run her detective agency from the garage of her fiancé, Mr J. L. B. Matakoni. Plans for their wedding need to be made - but when, if ever, will they wed? Intriguing cases present themselves and Mma Ramotswe juggles new clients with her usual formidable talent. However, when her first-class assistant Mma Makutsi decides to expand the agency by opening a much-needed typing school for men, things become complicated.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • tolle serie

    • Von sukram23 Am hilfreichsten 24.11.2008

    Regulärer Preis: 26,95 €

    • Blood in the Water

    • Autor: Gillian Galbraith
    • Sprecher: Hilary Neville
    • Spieldauer: 6 Std. und 55 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Sprecher
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    When one Edinburgh citizen after another is murdered in the same bloody manner, the newspapers buzz with talk of a serial killer. Smart and capable, but battling disillusionment and loneliness, DS Alice Rice races against time and an implacable killer to solve this series of grisly murders among the professional elite in the city's well-to-do New Town.

    Regulärer Preis: 25,95 €

    • Two's Company

    • Autor: Jill Mansell
    • Sprecher: Hilary Neville
    • Spieldauer: 12 Std. und 32 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
    • Gesamt
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Sprecher
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Geschichte
      2 out of 5 stars 1

    Two's company, but three's a calamity.... Two's Company is a funny, romantic novel from best-selling Jill Mansell, author of The One You Really Want and Three Amazing Things About You. Jack and Cass Mandeville are a dream couple, ridiculously happy together and successful to boot - Jack as a journalist and Cass with her own hugely popular radio show.

    Regulärer Preis: 23,95 €

    • The Right Attitude to Rain

    • Autor: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Sprecher: Hilary Neville
    • Spieldauer: 6 Std. und 11 Min.
    • Gekürztes
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Sprecher
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Geschichte
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Isabel's niece Cat is still worshipped by the young musician, Jamie, but Cat has a new and unsuitable love-interest. Meanwhile Isabel's Texan cousins have arrived in Edinburgh and are provoking a quite separate set of dilemmas. In between these events and complications, Edinburgh life continues, calmly sailed through by Isabel, her housekeeper, Grace, and, of course, that cautious resident of Isabel's garden, brother Fox. His alone is the uncomplicated existence.

    Regulärer Preis: 12,95 €

    • The Comfort of Saturdays

    • Sunday Philosophy Club, Book 5
    • Autor: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Sprecher: Hilary Neville
    • Spieldauer: 6 Std.
    • Gekürztes
    • Gesamt
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Sprecher
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Geschichte
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    Isabel Dalhousie is a new mother and a connoisseur of philosophy; she'd rather not be a sleuth. But when a chance conversation at a dinner party draws Isabel into the case of a doctor whose career has been ruined, she cannot ignore what may be a miscarriage of justice. Because for Isabel ethics are not theoretical at all, but an everyday matter of life and death.

    Regulärer Preis: 12,95 €

    • The Charming Quirks of Others

    • Sunday Philosophy Club, Book 7
    • Autor: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Sprecher: Hilary Neville
    • Spieldauer: 5 Std. und 2 Min.
    • Gekürztes
    • Gesamt
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Sprecher
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Geschichte
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Isabel Dalhousie, Edinburgh philosopher and curious observer of the behaviour of her fellow man, is approached by a friend at a local boarding school that is planning to appoint a new headmaster; an anonymous letter has arrived suggesting that one of the shortlisted candidates has a compromising past. But which one is it? Isabel is once again drawn into an investigation, and finds herself exploring dilemmas of human weakness and forgiveness.

    Regulärer Preis: 12,95 €

    • Wild Strawberries

    • Autor: Angela Thirkell
    • Sprecher: Hilary Neville
    • Spieldauer: 7 Std. und 35 Min.
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Pretty, impecunious Mary Preston, newly arrived as a guest of her aunt Agnes at the magnificent wooded estate of Rushwater, falls head over heels for handsome playboy David Leslie. Meanwhile Agnes and her mother, the eccentric matriarch Lady Emily, have hopes of a different, more suitable match for Mary. At the lavish Rushwater dance party, her future happiness hangs in the balance....

    Regulärer Preis: 21,95 €

    • Miss Bun, the Baker's Daughter

    • Autor: D. E. Stevenson
    • Sprecher: Hilary Neville
    • Spieldauer: 7 Std. und 41 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    D. E. Stevenson's fine sense of characterisation and romance makes this novel a delight to read. It is a golden tale of ordinary, lovable people in a small town of Beilford. Sue, the Baker's daughter, makes an uncharacteristically impulsive decision to accept a post as housekeeper to Mr and Mrs Darnay, dashing her family's hopes of her marrying a local suitor. And when Mrs Darnay suddenly departs, Sue's position in the house is left open to idle gossip.

    Regulärer Preis: 16,95 €

    • An Orkney Murder

    • Autor: Alanna Knight
    • Sprecher: Hilary Neville
    • Spieldauer: 7 Std. und 15 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
    • Gesamt
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Sprecher
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Geschichte
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Rose McQuinn makes a long anticipated journey to her childhood home on Orkney, but does not find the peace and relaxation she anticipates. An archaeological team stumbles across a body, causing great excitement: could it be the preserved corpse of a 13th-century princess? When the body is identified as the corpse of a local woman, brutally murdered and then thrown into the bog, the calm pleasure of Rose's holiday is shattered.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Really good!

    • Von Doro Am hilfreichsten 23.01.2011

    Regulärer Preis: 24,95 €

    • Young Mrs Savage

    • Autor: D. E. Stevenson
    • Sprecher: Hilary Neville
    • Spieldauer: 10 Std. und 26 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    When Dinah was 19, Gilbert was a sort of fairy prince. She had loved him madly but gradually she had begun to realise that he was not quite so wonderful. Despite keeping her eyes firmly shut, her heart had known there was something wrong. When Gilbert is killed in a flying accident, she is left with four children to raise. Life is hard, fighting back loneliness and eking out a meagre pension. But when her brother, Dan, newly demobbed from the Navy, arrives to whisk them away to the seaside, Dinah can at last find peace.

    Regulärer Preis: 17,95 €

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