Corduroy Mansions The creator of the successful No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series returns with a new cast of characters to love. Corduroy Mansions plops readers down… Corduroy Mansions The creator of the successful No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series returns with a new cast of characters to love. Corduroy Mansions plops readers down… 2010-07-13 Fiction Pantheon
Book Review

Corduroy Mansions (2010)

Alexander McCall Smith, Corduroy Mansions | Corduroy Mansions by Alexander McCall Smith
Corduroy Mansions by Alexander McCall Smith
EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: Jul 13, 2010; Writer: Alexander McCall Smith; Genre: Fiction; Publisher: Pantheon

The creator of the successful No. 1 Ladies' 
 Detective Agency series returns with a new cast of characters to love. Corduroy Mansions plops readers down on a worn mansion block in London's bustling Pimlico neighborhood, floating easily between the dramas and comedies of its eccentric, endearing residents. (William, a wine merchant who yearns for his grown son to move out, is a particular delight.) Alexander McCall Smith is a writer of such fond, heartfelt geniality that at the end of this cozy read, fans will be grateful that the series has just begun. A–

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Originally posted Jun 30, 2010 Published in issue #1110-1111 Jul 09, 2010 Order article reprints
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