Title Profile & Character Information

The Uncommon Appeal of Clouds

Annotation
Boasting more than one million copies in print, the Isabel Dalhousie series is right up there in popularity with McCall Smiths No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency titles. In this ninth entry, a Scottish landowner robbed of a Nicholas Poussin painting asks Isabels help in dealing with the thieves, who have approached him privately. With a reading group guide.

Characters
NameDalhousie, Isabel
GenderFemale
OccupationsPhilosopher
 Editor
TraitsScottish American
Wealthy
Mother
Married

NameJamie
GenderMale
OccupationMusician
TraitsMarried
Father

GenreFiction
Mystery
    --Women sleuths
    --Detective, Amateur
    --Eccentric
    --Literary
Suspense
TopicsPhilosophers
Art theft
Ransom
Wealthy lifestyles
Moral dilemmas
Art collectors
Ethics
Marriage
Parenthood
Friendship
SettingScotland