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Pianos and Flowers: Brief Encounters of the Romantic Kind

  • Alexander McCall Smith
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  • ISBN-10: 0593294009
  • ISBN-13: 9780593294000
  • Shipping Weight: .50 lbs ( .23 kgs)
  • Paperback
  • Published/Released January 2021

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A New York Times Bestselling Author

The fourteen captivating tales in this collection are all inspired by photos from the Times of London archive. A young woman finds unexpected love while perusing Egyptian antiquities. A family is forever fractured when war comes to Penang, in colonial Malaysia. Iron Jelloid tablets help to reveal a young man’s inner strength. And twin sisters discover that it’s never too late to forge a new path — even when standing at the altar.

There are big stories behind these simple images. Though at first glance they may appear to represent small moments, these photographs in fact speak volumes, uncovering possibilities of love, friendship, and happiness. With his indomitable charm, Alexander McCall Smith takes us behind the lens to explore the hidden lives of those photographed; in so doing, he reveals the humanity in us all.