The Finer Points of Sausage Dogs : Portuguese Irregular Verbs

  • by Alexander McCall Smith
  • Narrated by Hugh Laurie
  • Series: Portuguese Irregular Verbs
  • 3 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Winner of the British Book Awards, Author of the Year, 2004.
Winner of the CWA Dagger in the Library Award, 2004.
In the sequel to Portuguese Irregular Verbs, our hero, Moritz-Maria von Igelfeld, is the unlikely choice to address veterinarians in the Ozark mountains of Arkansas; is dogged by dachshunds; becomes embroiled with that notorious Coptic schismatic, the Duke of Johannesburg (and his victim the Patriarch of Alexandria); and finally ends up being mobbed as the star attraction on a Mediterranean cruise ship.


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Made me snigger

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Auf jeden Fall! Definitely!

What did you like best about this story?

The locations, the ironic undertone of the character descriptions, the insight into the uptight German professor's mind.

Which scene did you most enjoy?

Predatory German widows on the cruise ship! The sausage dog lecture was a delight!

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?


Any additional comments?

More books in the series, please, Mr. McCall Smith

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- Susan M.

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-02-2007
  • Publisher: Hachette Audio UK