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McIntosh, Iain

Overview
Works: 119 works in 434 publications in 4 languages and 27,746 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Humorous fiction  College stories  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Bildungsromans  Sea fiction  Sea stories  Action and adventure fiction 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Editor
Classifications: PR6063.C326, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Iain McIntosh
Corduroy mansions by Alexander McCall Smith( Book )

19 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 3,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Corduroy Mansions is the affectionate nickname given to a genteel, crumbling mansion block in London's vibrant Pimlico neighborhood and the home turf of a captivating collection of quirky and altogether McCall-Smithian characters. There's the middle-aged wine merchant William, who's trying to convince his reluctant twenty-four-year-old son, Eddie, to leave the nest; and Marcia, the boutique caterer who has her sights set on William. There's also the (justifiably) much-loathed Member of Parliament Oedipus Snark; his mother, Berthea, who's writing his biography and hating every minute of it; and his long-suffering girlfriend, Barbara, a literary agent who would like to be his wife (but, then, she'd like to be almost anyone's wife). There's the vitamin evangelist, the psychoanalyst, the art student with a puzzling boyfriend and Freddie de la Hay, the Pimlico terrier who insists on wearing a seat belt and is almost certainly the only avowed vegetarian canine in London
44 Scotland Street by Alexander McCall Smith( Book )

20 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and Polish and held by 2,427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pat rents a room from the handsome and cocky Bruce, at 44 Scotland Street, and discovers that she has also acquired some colorful new neighbors, including Domenica, an eccentric widow
Espresso tales by Alexander McCall Smith( Book )

17 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 1,856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sequel to 44 Scotland Street continues to follow the residents of the converted Edinburgh townhouse, as young Bertie prepares for kindergarten, former surveyor Bruce contemplates a new career, and Pat embarks on a new life at the university
The world according to Bertie by Alexander McCall Smith( Book )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The residents of 44 Scotland Street coexist despite the return of Bruce, much to the chagrin of Pat; the impoundment of Cyril, Angus Lordie's dog; baby Ulysses, the newest addition to Bertie's family; and more
Love over Scotland by Alexander McCall Smith( Book )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the lives of the residents of an Edinburgh boarding house
The finer points of sausage dogs by Alexander McCall Smith( Book )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 1,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Professor Dr. Mortiz-Maria von Igelfeld of The Institute of Romance Philology is mistaken for a veterinarian, he ends up practicing veterinary medicine without a license, operating on a friend's dachshund with unfortunate results; transports relics for a Coptic prelate; and is pursued by lovesick widows on a Mediterranean cruise ship
Bertie's guide to life and mothers : a 44 Scotland Street novel by Alexander McCall Smith( Book )

21 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Newlywed painter and sometime somnambulist Angus Lordie might be sleepwalking his way into trouble with Animal Welfare when he lets his dog Cyril drink a bit too much lager at the local bar. The longsuffering Bertie, on the cusp of his seventh birthday party, has taken to dreaming about his eighteenth, a time when he will be able to avoid the indignity of unwanted girl attendees and the looming threat of a gender-neutral doll from his domineering mother Irene"--
The great cake mystery : Precious Ramotswe's very first case by Alexander McCall Smith( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before becoming the first female private investigator in Botswana, eight-year-old Precious Ramotswe tracks down a thief who has been stealing her classmates' snacks
At the villa of reduced circumstances by Alexander McCall Smith( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Readers who fell in love with Precious Ramotswe, proprietor of The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, now have new cause for celebration in the protagonist of these three light-footed comic novels by Alexander McCall Smith. Welcome to the insane and rarified world of Professor Dr. Moritz-Maria von Igelfeld of the Institute of Romance Philology. Von Igelfeld is engaged in a never-ending quest to win the respect he feels certain he is due-a quest which has the tendency to go hilariously astray
The importance of being seven : a 44 Scotland Street novel by Alexander McCall Smith( Book )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Polish and held by 1,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The great city of Edinburgh is renowned for its impeccable restraint, so how, then, did the extended family of 44 Scotland Street come to be trembling on the brink of reckless self-indulgence? Bertie is--finally!--about to turn seven. But one afternoon he mislays his meddling mother Irene, and learns a valuable lesson: wish-fulfillment can be a dangerous business. Angus and Domenica contemplate whether to give in to romance on holiday in Italy, and even usually down-to-earth Big Lou is overheard discussing cosmetic surgery"--Page 4 of cover
Unusual uses for olive oil by Alexander McCall Smith( Book )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Dr. Moritz-Maria von Igelfeld despairs over an academic rival's undeserved acclaim and stumbles into a haphazard romance with a charming widow before a mountaineering accident catapults him into unwanted fame
Portuguese irregular verbs by Alexander McCall Smith( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 1,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Dr. von Igelfeld Entertainment- Book 1 The Professor Dr. von Igelfeld Entertainment series slyly skewers academia, chronicling the comic misadventures of the endearingly awkward Professor Dr. Moritz-Maria von Igelfeld, and his long-suffering colleagues at the Institute of Romantic Philology in Germany. Readers who fell in love with Precious Ramotswe, proprietor of The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, now have new cause for celebration in the protagonist of these three light-footed comic novels by Alexander McCall Smith. Welcome to the insane and rarified world of Professor Dr. Moritz-Maria von Igelfeld of the Institute of Romance Philology. Von Igelfeld is engaged in a never-ending quest to win the respect he feels certain he is due-a quest which has the tendency to go hilariously astray. In Portuguese Irregular Verbs, Professor Dr von Igelfeld learns to play tennis, and forces a college chum to enter into a duel that results in a nipped nose. He also takes a field trip to Ireland where he becomes acquainted with the rich world of archaic Irishisms, and he develops an aching infatuation with a Dentist fatale. Along the way, he takes two ill-fated Italian sojourns, the first merely uncomfortable, the second definitely dangerous. From the Trade Paperback edition
The revolving door of life : a 44 Scotland Street novel by Alexander McCall Smith( Book )

18 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Things are looking up for seven-year-old Bertie Pollock. The arrival of his spirited grandmother and the absence of his meddlesome mother--who is currently running a book club in a Bedouin harem (don't ask)--bring unforeseen blessings: no psychotherapy, no Italian lessons, and no yoga classes. Meanwhile, surprises await Scotland Street's grown-ups. Matthew makes a discovery that could be a major windfall for his family, but also presents a worrisome dilemma. Pat learns a secret about her father's fiancée that may shake up her family, unless she can convince the perpetually narcissistic Bruce to help her out. And the Duke of Johannesburg finds himself in sudden need of an explanation--and an escape route--when accosted by a determined guest at a soirée
Sunshine on Scotland Street : a 44 Scotland Street novel by Alexander McCall Smith( Book )

21 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once more, we catch up with the delightful goings-on in the fictitious 44 Scotland Street from Alexander McCall Smith. With customary charm and deftness, Alexander McCall Smith gives us another instalment in this popular series, now running in its eighth season in The Scotsman
The Bertie project by Alexander McCall Smith( Book )

7 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bertie's mother Irene returns from the Middle East to discover that, in her absence, her son has been exposed to the worst of evils--television shows, ice cream parlors, and even unsanctioned art at the National Portrait Gallery. Her wrath descends on Bertie's long-suffering father, Stuart. But Stuart has found a reason to spend more time outside of the house and seems to have a new spring in his step. What does this mean for the residents of 44 Scotland Street?"--Amazon.com
The mystery of Meerkat Hill : a Precious Ramotswe mystery for young readers by Alexander McCall Smith( Book )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Precious Ramotswe has two new friends at school and they have the funniest and most resourceful pet you can imagine. But they are upset that their family's most valuable possession, their cow, has gone missing. Precious has a plan to find the missing animal but she needs the help of another in her search. Will she succeed and what obstacles will she face on her path?"--Http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk
Bertie plays the blues : a 44 Scotland Street novel by Alexander McCall Smith( Book )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anything could happen to Bertie and the gang, especially with an invitation to one of Scotland's premier jazz festivals
The mystery of the missing lion : a Precious Ramotswe mystery for young readers by Alexander McCall Smith( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Staying with Aunty Bee at a safari camp in the Botswana countryside where a film crew is making a movie about a lion, nine-year-old Precious Ramotswe and her resourceful new friend Khumo use their detective skills to find the movie star lion when he goes missing
School Ship Tobermory by Alexander McCall Smith( Book )

13 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When two siblings attend an unusual school, aboard a ship, they make new friends, learn about all things nautical, and become involved in a mystery they feel compelled to help solve"--
The sands of Shark Island by Alexander McCall Smith( Book )

12 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When twelve-year-old twins Ben and Fee MacTavish, along with their schoolmates, head to a small island in the Caribbean aboard the School Ship Tobermory, they learn extraordinary details about their captain's past and come face to face with modern-day pirates
 
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44 Scotland StreetEspresso talesThe world according to BertieLove over ScotlandThe finer points of sausage dogsAt the villa of reduced circumstancesThe importance of being seven : a 44 Scotland Street novelUnusual uses for olive oil
Alternative Names
Macintosh], Iain

Mc Intosh, Iain

McIntosh, Ian

McIntosh, Ian S.

Languages
English (253)

Polish (4)

Czech (1)

Bulgarian (1)