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Alexander McCall Smith

“The trouble with Grace, she thought, is that she is so literal. But that was the trouble with most people, when it came down to it; there were very few who enjoyed flights of fantasy, and to have that sort of mind--one which enjoyed dry with and understood the absurd--left one in a shrinking minority.”

Alexander McCall Smith, The Careful Use of Compliments
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The Careful Use of Compliments (Isabel Dalhousie, #4) The Careful Use of Compliments by Alexander McCall Smith
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