The Novel Habits of Happiness (Isabel Dalhousie Series)
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The Novel Habits of Happiness (Isabel Dalhousie Series)




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Number of pages: 272

ISBN-10: 0307949249

ISBN-13: 9780307949240

Isabel Dalhousie the insatiably curious Edinburgh sleuth and philosopher takes on a case unlike any she s had before a six year old boy has been experiencing vivid recollections of a past life His visions include a perfect description of a Scottish island and a house where he claims to have lived The boy s mother asks Isabel to investigate but her findings continue to perplex as her efforts to seek rational explanations are thwarted by the unusual mystery unfolding before her Isabel is presented with further challenges as she begins to prepare an important issue of the Review of Applied Ethics Two visiting academics Lettuce and Dove arrive in Edinburgh with plans that may upset the harmonious balance of her life These trials will require all of Isabel s wit and understanding but happily in her blissful home life with her husband and young son by her side Isabel is always reminded of her blessings The insatiably curious Edinburgh philosopher and amateur sleuth Isabel Dalhousie returns taking on a case unlike any she s had before this one with paranormal implications in the eagerly anticipated new installment of Alexander McCall Smith s beloved and best selling series Through a mutual acquaintance Isabel is introduced to a six year old boy who has been experiencing vivid recollections of a past life which include a perfect description of an island off the coast of Scotland and a house on the island where he claims to have lived When the boy s mother asks Isabel to investigate Isabel naturally feels inclined to help and so she her husband Jamie and their son Charlie set off for the island To their great surprise they actually locate the house that the boy described which leads to more complicated questions as Isabel s desire to find rational explanations comes up against the uncanny mystery unfolding before her It s an extraordinarily delicate situation that will require all of her skills as both sleuth and philosopher to solve

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