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Publisher's Summary

The third novel in the Portuguese Irregular Verbs trilogy sees von Igelfeld suffering the slings of academic intrigue as a visiting fellow at Cambridge and the arrows of outrageous fortune in an eventful Columbian adventure. Between trips, von Igelfeld returns to his beloved Regensburg only that to discover that while he has been away his murine colleagues have been at play.
©2003 Alexander McCall Smith; (P)2004 Time Warner AudioBooks
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By C. Veiel on 11-18-13

the best of the three

What did you like most about At the Villa of Reduced Circumstances?

I just love to laugh and this third volume of Professor Dr. von Igelsfeld was wonderfully and charmingly funny. Throughout the three volumes one starts to really like Igelfeld, in spite of the perfect caricature of a german professor. I won't tell the story, but von Igelfeld's encounter with the latin American culture is superb and very funny.

What did you like best about this story?

I loved all the von Igelfeld books for themselves, but Hugh Laurie's performance is unbeatable.

Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Definitely it made me laugh.

Any additional comments?

The three charming books and Hugh Laurie's excellent performance gave me some very pleasant hours driving in my car. I wish I knew more of this kind of books and performance.

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By Claire on 02-08-17

Incomplete book

It appears that the book did not download in its entirety and a chapter from another McCall Smith book was in the presentation. Extremely disappointed.

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