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  • Paperback | Pub: 04 Jul 2024

    Two lonely strangers. One chance encounter. Six winning numbers. Dot is a lonely pensioner. Max is a young offender. But a chance meeting in their local park changes everything for this unlikely duo. They soon find they share a wicked sense of…

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Russell Jones

‘There is pathos and poverty, brutality, and a longing for connection that sings throughout this book. I could not put it down’
– Jane Yolen

‘A poignant, entertaining and uplifting read as loneliness, larceny and a lottery win lead to the unlikeliest of friendships’
– Olga Wojtas

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Knighted by King Charles III

02 Jul ’24
Alexander McCall Smith is formally Knighted in Edinburgh Polygon author, Sir Alexander McCall Smith has been Knighted by King Charles III at the…
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