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"I enjoyed this book very much, but I can understand why some people don't "get" it. If you understand German and have spent any time as an academic, t...more "
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Portuguese Irregular Verbs by Alexander McCall Smith
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Portuguese Irregular Verbs by Alexander McCall Smith
" Audiobook. A real giggle-fest for academics. The life and times of Professor Doctor Moritz-Maria van Igelfeld and his German colleagues is hillarious because it is so close to the truth of academia. Written by the author of the No.1 Ladies Detecti... " Read more of this review »
Portuguese Irregular Verbs by Alexander McCall Smith
" Alexander McCall Smith’s Portuguese Irregular Verbs is very short and very funny. It follows a German professor of philology and some of his colleagues as they engage in that peculiar sport of academic infighting in the exclusive world of internat... " Read more of this review »
Portuguese Irregular Verbs by Alexander McCall Smith
" I gave this book 5 stars based on how hard I laughed while reading--actually, listening. I mention the listening, because I am convinced that listening is the key to enjoying this pithy little book. It it one the wittiest treats I've ever read, an... " Read more of this review »
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The Age of Doubt by Andrea Camilleri
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The Dance of the Seagull by Andrea Camilleri
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The Track of Sand by Andrea Camilleri
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