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Here is the fifth novel in the internationally bestselling No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency hit series. Once again we are transported to Gaborone, capital city of Botswana, and into the world of Mma Ramotswe and her friends.

THE NO. 1 LADIES DETECTIVE AGENCY.

FOR ALL CONFIDENTIAL MATTERS AND ENQUIRIES. SATISFACTION GUARANTEED FOR ALL PARTIES.

UNDER PERSONAL MANAGEMENT.

Mma Ramotswe and Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni are still engaged, but with no immediate plans to get married. Mma Ramotswe wonders when a wedding date will be named, but she is anxious to avoid putting pressure on her fiancé. For indeed he has other things on his mind — particularly a frightening request (involving a parachute jump) made by Mma Potokwani, the persuasive matron of the orphan farm.

Mma Ramotswe herself has weighty matters on her mind. She has been approached by a wealthy lady to check up on several suitors. Are these men interested in her or just her money? This may be difficult to find out, but its just the kind of case Mma Ramotswe likes and she is, as we know, a very intuitive lady.

Meanwhile, Mma Makutsi — plucky assistant detective and deputy manager of the Tlokweng Road Speedy Motors garage — is moving. Her entrepreneurial venture, the Kalahari Typing School for Men, is thriving and with this new income she has rented two rooms in a house. Her spare time is occupied with planning the move, the décor and her new life in a house with running water all to herself.

In the background of all this is Botswana, a country of empty spaces and echoing skies, a country so beautiful and entrancing that it breaks your heart. Mma Ramotswe has prepared the bush tea and is waiting for us to join her.

From the Hardcover edition.

About the Author

Alexander McCall Smith is a professor of Medical Law, but also author of over fifty books. These range from specialist titles such as Forensic Aspects of Sleep (the only book on the subject) to The Criminal Law of Botswana (also the only book on the subject) and The Perfect Hamburger (a childrens novel). His collection of African stories, Children of Wax, received critical acclaim and has been the subject of an award-winning film. He lives in Edinburgh.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780676975710
Subtitle:
More from the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
Author:
Smith, Alexander Mccall
Author:
Smith, Alexander McCall
Author:
McCall Smith, Alexander
Publisher:
Vintage Canada
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths
Subject:
fiction;mystery;botswana;africa;detective;crime;novel;mma ramotswe;precious ramotswe;no. 1 ladies detective agency;humor;detective fiction;women;crime fiction;literature;mysteries;cozy;contemporary;female detective;ramotswe;private investigator;women dete
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency
Publication Date:
20050125
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
8 x 5.15 x .55 in .4 lb

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